Gloucester, Massachusetts

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Gloucester, Massachusetts
Man at the Wheel, Fisherman's Memorial Cenotaph
Man at the Wheel, Fisherman's Memorial Cenotaph
Nickname(s): 
"The Place To Be In The Summer"
Motto(s): 
"America's Oldest Seaport"
Location in Essex County and the state of Massachusetts.
Location in Essex County and the state of Massachusetts.
Gloucester is located in Massachusetts
Gloucester
Gloucester
Location in the United States
Gloucester is located in the United States
Gloucester
Gloucester
Gloucester (the United States)
Coordinates: 42°36′57″N 70°39′45″W / 42.61583°N 70.66250°W / 42.61583; -70.66250Coordinates: 42°36′57″N 70°39′45″W / 42.61583°N 70.66250°W / 42.61583; -70.66250
Country United States
State Massachusetts
CountyEssex
Settled1623
Incorporated1642
Government
 • TypeMayor-council city
 • MayorSefatia Romeo Theken
Area
 • Total41.51 sq mi (107.51 km2)
 • Land26.20 sq mi (67.85 km2)
 • Water15.31 sq mi (39.66 km2)
Elevation
50 ft (15 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total28,789
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
30,430
 • Density1,161.54/sq mi (448.48/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
01930
Area code(s)351 / 978
FIPS code25-26150
GNIS feature ID0615084
Websitewww.gloucester-ma.gov

Gloucester is a city in northeast Massachusetts. It is on Cape Ann. At the 2010 U.S. census, 28,789 people lived there.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.