Hyannis, Massachusetts

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Hyannis /ˌhˈænɪs/ is the largest of the seven villages in the town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, in the United States. It is the commercial and transportation hub of Cape Cod.[1][2]

The village was named after Iyannough, a sachem of the Cummaquid tribe.[3][4]

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  1. City of Barnstable (1997) Comprehensive Plan, Section 4.0 - Community Facilities and Services, retrieved 4/17/2007 "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-15. Retrieved 2007-04-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Federal Register (May 1, 2002) Volume 67, Number 84, Page 21964, from the Federal Register Online via GPO Access, wais.access.gpo.gov, DOCID:fr01my02-148, retrieved 5/29/2007 [1]
  3. "Profile for Hyannis, Massachusetts". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-05-21.
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 164.