Maine is a state in America's northwest, the New England region. Canada borders Maine to the north. Known as largely a rural state, it is populated with a rugged people who can endure rough winters. The Atlantic Ocean carries cold winds from the east. Saint David, Maine is located on the very north boundary of Maine in the middle of the state. This is a rural and small community. Many of the residents of Maine are also French speaking because they reside so close to the French speaking Canadian town of Quebec.