Southport Real Estate
Neighborhoods/Developments in Southport, ME
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Southport is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. It includes the villages of Southport, West Southport, Cape Newagen, and Squirrel Island.
Cape Newagen, at the southern tip of the island, was an early European fishing outpost. Southport was part of Boothbay until it separated on February 12, 1842. Originally called Townshend after Lord Townshend, the name was changed to Southport in 1850.
According to the US census, the town has a total area of 13.9 square miles, of which, 5.4 square miles is land and 8.5 square miles (61.22%) is water. Southport is on Southport Island in the mouth of the Sheepscot River. The Town of Southport constitutes the whole of Southport Island.
As of the 2000 census, there were 684 people, 331 households, and 218 families residing in the town. The population density was 127.0 people per square mile. There were 912 housing units at an average density of 169.3 per square mile.
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