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Gorham is a town in Cumberland County, in the Portland metro area.
The community was named for Capt. John Gorham, solder in King Philip's War
The latitude of Gorham is 43.679N. The longitude is -70.444W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 207 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,141.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gorham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 04038 ZIP code.
6% of Gorham residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gorham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gorham was $21,174, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Gorham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Gorham include South Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Gorham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $540. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,102.
Libraries in Gorham include Gorham - Baxter Memorial Library, Gorham - North Gorham Public Library, Windham - South Windham Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Gorham include Gorham Times
The average commute time for Gorham workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Gorham between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Gorham include Royalty Inn.
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