Aroostook County, Maine

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Aroostook County (Comté d'Aroostook) is a county in the U.S. state of Maine along the Canada–U.S.wikipedia
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Houlton, Maine

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Its seat is Houlton with offices in Caribou and Fort Kent.
Houlton is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, on the Canada–US border, located at 46.1256°N, -67.8398°W.

Caribou, Maine

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Its seat is Houlton with offices in Caribou and Fort Kent.
Caribou is the second largest city in Aroostook County, Maine, United States.

Fort Kent, Maine

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Its seat is Houlton with offices in Caribou and Fort Kent.
Fort Kent is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States.

North Maine Woods

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The sparsely populated Maine North Woods, roughly defined as the headwaters of the Saint John, Penobscot and Kennebec Rivers, was populated through the colonial era by refugees fleeing unfriendly governments.
It includes western Aroostook and northern Somerset, Penobscot, and Piscataquis counties.

New England French

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Elsewhere in Maine, New England French is the predominant form of French spoken (apart from standard French).
The dialect is the predominant form of French spoken in New England (apart from standard French), except in the Saint John Valley of northern Aroostook County, Maine, where Acadian French predominates.

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad

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Transportation along the Saint John River and early rail connections into New Brunswick caused strong business links with Canada until the county was connected to the United States rail network by the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad in 1894.
The Bangor and Aroostook Railroad was a United States railroad company that brought rail service to Aroostook County in northern Maine.

Limestone, Maine

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Limestone Army Air Field was built in Limestone, Maine in 1947.
Limestone is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States.

Loring Air Force Base

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It was renamed Loring Air Force Base (AFB) in 1953 as the home of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) 42d Bombardment Wing operating Convair B-36 Peacemaker bombers.
Loring Air Force Base was a United States Air Force installation in northeastern Maine, near Limestone and Caribou in Aroostook County.

Penobscot County, Maine

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Aroostook County was formed in 1839 from parts of Penobscot and Washington counties.

Washington County, Maine

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Aroostook County was formed in 1839 from parts of Penobscot and Washington counties.

Acadian French

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In the Saint John Valley in the northern part of the county, which borders Madawaska County, New Brunswick, many of the residents are bilingual in English and Acadian French.
In the United States, it is spoken in the Saint John Valley of northern Aroostook County, Maine.

List of the largest counties in the United States by area

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Known locally in Maine as "The County", it is the largest American county by land area east of the Rocky Mountains (St. Louis County, Minnesota, is larger by total area) and the largest county by area in Maine, as well as in New England.

Maine

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Aroostook County (Comté d'Aroostook) is a county in the U.S. state of Maine along the Canada–U.S. border.
There are particularly high concentrations in the northern part of Maine in Aroostook County, which is part of a cultural region known as Acadia that goes over the border into New Brunswick.

Carleton County, New Brunswick

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The western border is Aroostook County, Maine, the northern border is Victoria County, and the southeastern border is York County from which it was formed in 1831.

Piscataquis County, Maine

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In 1843, Aroostook gained land from Penobscot County; in 1844, Aroostook again gained land from Penobscot, plus it exchanged land with Piscataquis County.
Originally it extended north to the Canada–US border, but in 1844 its northern portion was annexed by Aroostook County.

Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge

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Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge is located on part of the former Loring Air Force Base, in Aroostook County, Maine.

Presque Isle, Maine

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Presque Isle is the commercial center and largest city in Aroostook County, Maine, United States.

Bridgewater, Maine

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Bridgewater is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States.

Ashland, Maine

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Ashland is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States.

Amity, Maine

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Amity is a town in Aroostook County, eastern Maine, United States, near the Canada–US border.

Blaine, Maine

Blainetown
Blaine is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States.

Acadian World Congress

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The 2014 Acadian World Congress was held along the Canada–United States border, co-hosted by Aroostook County and a number of neighboring counties in Canada (Témiscouata in Quebec, and Victoria, Madawaska and Restigouche in New Brunswick).
The 2014 Acadian World Congress was held along the Canada–United States border, co-hosted by Maine's Aroostook County in the United States and its neighbouring counties in Canada (Témiscouata in Quebec, and Victoria, Madawaska and Restigouche in New Brunswick).