Cape Ann

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Cape Ann
Region of Massachusetts
An aerial view of Cape Ann in Massachusetts
May 2008 aerial view of Cape Ann in Massachusetts. Gloucester and its harbor are visible to the right.
Etymology: Anne of Denmark
Cape Ann is located in Massachusetts
Cape Ann
Cape Ann
Coordinates: 42°38′58.3″N 70°35′35.5″W / 42.649528°N 70.593194°W / 42.649528; -70.593194
Country United States
State Massachusetts

Cape Ann is a rocky cape in northeastern Massachusetts, United States on the Atlantic Ocean. It is about 30 miles northeast of Boston. It is the northern limit of Massachusetts Bay.

Cape Ann includes the city of Gloucester and the towns of Essex, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport.

It was named after Anne of Denmark.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Stewart, George R. (1967) [1945]. Names on the Land: A Historical Account of Place-Naming in the United States (Sentry edition (3rd) ed.). Houghton Mifflin. p. 38.
  2. Rasmus Andersen. "The Church of Denmark and the Anglican Communion". Project Canterbury. Retrieved 7 November 2015.