Cumberland County, Maine
Cumberland County
Category: County
Continent: North America
Country: United States of America
State: Maine
Points of interest: Jerusalem's Lot

Cumberland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine and occupies the southeastern section of county. It's county seat is the city of Portland. Cumberland County was founded in 1760 from a portion of York County, Massachusetts and named for William, Duke of Cumberland, a son of King George II.

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Jerusalem's Lot
Founded in Maine territory in 1765, its name is derived from a colonist named Charles Belknap Tanner, who owned a pig named Jerusalem, who was known to gravitate towards a wood lot. The story of Tanner's pig circulated enough that people began calling the town Jerusalem's Lot, which later became shortened to 'Salem's Lot. Since its inception, the area surrounding Jerusalem's Lot has been a focal point for dark metaphysical occurrences, relating to ancient and powerful beings.
Portland is the county seat of Cumberland County and the most populated city in Maine. It is the most populous metropolitan area in northern New England. It was settled in 1632 and became an incorporated city in 1786. Portland's economy relies mostly on the service sector and tourism. The Old Port district is known for its 19th-century architecture and nightlife.

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  • According to the TV series Castle Rock, the town of Castle Rock, Maine, which is located in Castle County, is only a short distance away from Jerusalem's Lot, implying that the two counties are adjacent to one another. A road sign establishes that Castle Rock is twenty-four miles away from Jerusalem's Lot.

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