Southern Maine Coast
Southern Maine Coast is a region of the U.S. state of Maine. It commonly includes York County and Cumberland County. Some notable towns are Kittery, York, Wells, Ogunquit, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Saco, and Scarborough. It contains Portland, Maine, the largest city in the state
One of the first parts of Maine to be settled early in the nineteenth century, the region was one of the most prosperous in the United States being a ship building and trading center, and much architecture survives from this era. Today it is the heart of Maine's tourism industry, containing 90% of the state's sandy beaches.