Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the county's population was 281,674, making it the most populous county in Maine.Though the area was first settled around 1635, Cumberland County was founded in 1760 and named for William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland. The county seat is Portland, the largest city in the state and a former state capital (1820–32).
Cumberland County is home to the deepest and second-largest body of water in the state, Sebago Lake. The county is also home to a large settlement of Highland Scots, which began in the late 1720s. Ironically, it was the Duke of Cumberland that led the English to victory over the Scots at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.
Cumberland County is a beautiful and historic county with a lot to offer residents and visitors alike. We hope you enjoy learning more about our county!