About South Portland, Maine
Coordinates: 43°37?54?N 70°16?22?W? / ?43.63167°N 70.27278°W? / 43.63167; -70.27278Coordinates: 43°37?54?N 70°16?22?W? / ?43.63167°N 70.27278°W? / 43.63167; -70.2727814.3 sq mi (37.0 km2)12.0 sq mi (31.1 km2)2.3 sq mi (6.0 km2) ? Density 2,083.5/sq mi (803.9/km2)www.southportland.orgSouth Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the fourth-largest city in the state. Founded in 1895, as of the 2010 census, the city population was 25,002. Known for its working waterfront, South Portland is situated on Portland Harbor and overlooks the skyline of Portland and the islands of Casco Bay. Due to South Portland's close proximity to air, marine, and highway transportation options, the city has become a center for retail and industry in the region.Despite the similar name, South Portland is not part of the city of Portland.South Portland is a principal city of the Portland ? South Portland ? Biddeford metropolitan area.