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university town in east central Maine
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college town; Home of the Black Bears; Maine town named for a
Penobscot chief; Home of the Maine Lobster Institute
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Mead Live at Orono, ME
is a town located in Penobscot County, Maine. It was first
settled in 1774 and named in honor of Chief Joseph Orono of the
of the census of 2000, the town had a total population of 9,112,
2,691 households, and 1,291 families residing in the town. The
population density is 193.2/km² (500.3/mi²). There are
2,899 housing units at an average density of 61.5/km²
(159.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 93.54%
(8523)White, 1.38% (126) Black or African American, 0.95% Native
American, 2.39% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other
races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 1.21% (110) of the
population is Hispanic or Latino of any race.
University of Maine, established in 1865, is the flagship
university of the University of Maine System. It is located in
Orono, Maine just outside of Bangor, one of Maine's largest
cities. Known as "UMaine" for short, the school has an
enrollment of over 11,000 students. Athletic teams are nicknamed
the Black Bears, and sport blue and white uniforms.
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