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"The Penobscot Region is one of Maine's fastest developing areas. It is a prosperous region with valuable timber resources, with excellent water and power resources and with a commanding position for distributive and marketing functions in northern and eastern Maine and adjacent areas of Canada. Its modern transportation facilities -- super-highway, air, rail, and ocean -- serve an expanding industrial economy. Its key city, Bangor, is third largest in the state and its colorful history as lumber capital of the nation is reflected in today's energetic and progressive citizens.

It is a region with abundant space for growth and a willingness to assist new as well as existing industry. We welcome your inquiry into more specific details about this area.

Detailed information on individual communities within the reg ion, on industrial sites keyed to specific industries, or on aspects of potential development will be sent on request."

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Maine Department of Economic Development


Augusta, Maine


Penobscot County Maine, Economic Development Maine, Maine Department of Economic Development

Development Resources of the Penobscot Region



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