Maine is unique in a lot of ways. Its geography, residents and ways that stray off the path a bit from the rest of the country all add up to make Maine one of the most unique states in the country.

If you live in Maine, and even more so if you've lived here all your life, you're proud to call it your home even if half of the country has a hard time finding us on the map. To be fair though, can you instantly find North Dakota on a map? I know I can't.

Here's a list of 10 things that single Maine out from the rest of the country. Some you've probably heard about. Some may come as a surprise to you. How many of these Maine fun facts did you know?