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Cumberland County


The County of Cumberland was incorporated in 1760, named after William, Duke of Cumberland, son of King George II. The county is comprised of three cities: Portland, South Portland, and Westbrook and twenty-five towns: Baldwin, Bridgton, Brunswick, Cape Elizabeth, Casco, Chebeague Island, Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, Frye Island, Gorham, Gray, Harpswell, Harrison, Long Island, Naples, New Gloucester, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Raymond, Scarborough, Sebago, Standish, Windham, and Yarmouth. The city of Portland is the county seat. The area of the County is 853 square miles. The population as of December 2000 is 265,612.



Cumberland County CodeRED Campaign

Learn about Cumberland County's CodeRED campaign to urge citizens to enter their cell phone information into the CodeRED and be notified of emergencies in their area.


Commission Richard Feeney

Cumberland County Commissioner Richard Feeney is retiring this year. In an interview he reflects on his 12 years in office and the projects of which he is the most proud.


Cumberland County Discount prescription drug

Prescription drugs can be a big part of health care costs, especially for those without health insurance. Cumberland County Maine is participating in a free discount prescription drug program to help residents save up to 20% off the retail price of these drugs. County Commissioner Steve Gorden talked with Lesley MacVane about the program.


Cumberland County Civic Center renovation

The Cumberland County Civic Center broke ground for their year-long renovation. Chair of the Civic Center Board, Neal Pratt, talks about the upcoming improvements


Cumberland Cty Civic Ctr1

September 2009 meeting on Civic Center.


Cumberland Civic Ctr2

County officials and others meeting to continue discussion on improvements to the Cumberland County Civic Center.


Cumberland Cty1 Anniversary

Cumberland County, Maine celebrates is 250th Anniversary


Cumberland County Delegation Mtg

Cumberland County officials meet with their state legislative delegation.