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Deering Center is a neighborhood in the residential area of Portland, Maine, United States.

Deering Center runs from Brighton Avenue to Forest Avenue to Catherine McAuley High School near Wayside Street on Ludlow Street.


Formerly known as the town of Deering, Maine (named for Capt. James Deering, horse farmer and early resident of Deering), it was incorporated into Portland as Deering Center on March 9, 1899.

Neighborhoods located within the larger neighborhood include North Deering and East Deering.


Several schools are located in Deering Center:

  • Deering High School
  • Lincoln Middle School
  • Catherine McAuley High School (Changing its name soon due to legal issues)
  • Roots N Shoots Nature Based Preschool
  • The University of New England's Portland campus (formerly Westbrook College) (Not in Deering Center but borders it to the North)
  • Maplewood Montessori School (No longer in business)

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