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Augusta Micropolitan

Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce region

Maine’s capital city, an original 1628 Pilgrim settlement, embraces the powerful Kennebec River along with 21 other small cities and towns comprising the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce region.

Augusta is both the capital city of the Pine Tree State and the service center of a Micropolitan with 75,000 residents and a workforce of 44,000 people. —

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Maine’s government center is rich in history, culture, educational resources, industry, innovation and art – with outstanding shopping opportunities. This booklet offers a sampling of the attractions and lifestyle which make the Capital area a perfect place to live, work, rear a family – and visit.

Healthy economic growth in the capital in 2014 includes the recently completed $312 million hospital, the advent of pipeline-delivered natural gas to the region and a $50 million county courthouse project.

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