About Skowhegan, Maine
Coordinates: 44°45?53.3154?N 69°43?6.2034?W? / ?44.764809833°N 69.718389833°W? / 44.764809833; -69.71838983360.6 sq mi (156.9 km2)59.0 sq mi (152.7 km2)1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2) ? Density 149.6/sq mi (57.8/km2)Skowhegan ( /ska??hi???n/) is the county seat of Somerset County, Maine, United States. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 8,824. Every August, Skowhegan hosts the annual Skowhegan State Fair, the oldest continuous state fair in the United States. The Skowhegan School of Art is an internationally known residency program for visual artists, though it is technically located in neighboring East Madison.