In the past the Cape Arundel name encompassed the communities known today as Arundel, Kennebunk and Kennebunkport.

Here is how the name for the area evolved:

1629 Settlement founded by Richard Vines
1653 Cape Porpus incorporated
1717 Arundel name adopted
1820 Maine separates from Massachusetts
1821 Kennebunkport name adopted
1916 North Kennebunkport separates from Kennebunkport
1957 North Kennebunkport becomes Arundel

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