Porter is well known among locals as well as among visitors; it is a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. It is incorporated into the Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine metropolitan New England City and Town Area. The land was once an area of Pequawket, the Abenaki town at what it now Fryeburg. Watchman incorporates Porter town and part of Kezar Falls. The populace was 1,498 at the 2010 statistics. In spite of the fact that ranchers found the town's surface uneven, the slopes offered superb pasturage for steers. Watchman ended up noted for its plantations. Outlets of lakes gave locales to factories, with the best water control on the Ossipee River at Kezar Falls, where part of the town lies in Parsons Field. The town had ious sawmills, a gristmill, furniture production line, bobbin industrial facility and a boot and shoe plant.