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About Monhegan Island



Monhegan is an island in Lincoln County, Maine, United States, about 12 nautical miles (22 km) off the coast. The population was 75 at the 2000 census. Together with its uninhabited neighbour Manana, Monhegan is governed as a Maine plantation. The island is accessible by mailboat ferry (no automobiles) from Boothbay Harbor, New Harbour and Port Clyde. It was designated a National Natural Landmark for its coastal and island flora in 1966