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Information about Gloucester

The town of Gloucester is located in the state of Massachusetts. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
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Municipality reviews3.3 / 5 for Gloucester by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

Gloucester’s Administration

Address of Gloucester town hallGloucesterCity hall Gloucester
9 Dale Ave.

United States
Town hall phone number+1 978-281-9720
Town hall fax number+1 978-282-3051
Town hall emailNot available
Gloucester MA official
Gloucester mayor

Gloucester town demography

Name of Gloucester town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants28 789 population57 / 1 353
Gloucester town population density694,6 pop/sq mi (268,2 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Gloucester, MA

How to get a passport in Gloucester MA ? There are 1 passport offices in Gloucester, try one of these
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Schools in Gloucester MA

Elementary schools in Gloucester

Beeman Memorial

District of Gloucester
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 355

East Gloucester Elementary

District of Gloucester
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 235

Gloucester PreSchool

District of Gloucester
Low grade : PK, High grade : PK
Students : 96

Plum Cove School

District of Gloucester
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 213

Veterans Memorial

District of Gloucester
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 220

West Parish

District of Gloucester
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 356

Middle schools in Gloucester

Ralph B O'Maley Middle

District of Gloucester
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 637

High schools in Gloucester

Gloucester High

District of Gloucester
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 818

Private schools in Gloucester

Faith Christian School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 34

Schools near Gloucester

The top 3 most popular banks in Gloucester

There are 9 bank branches in Gloucester.
Citizens Bank, National Association is the most popular bank in town with 2, followed by Cape Ann Savings Bank with 2 and then TD Bank, National Association with 1.

Find below all banks in Gloucester :

Bank's name Number of banks Service Type
Citizens Bank, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Cape Ann Savings Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
TD Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
BankGloucester1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First Ipswich Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Santander Bank, N.A.1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Institution for Savings in Newburyport and Its Vicinity1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
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Gloucester town administrative number

Gloucester town code2526150
Gloucester town postcode01930

Information about Gloucester

Cities twinned with Gloucester
Canada ShelburneCanada LunenburgJapan Tamano
United Kingdom Gloucester
Town’s namesake
Natural parkGloucester isn't a part of any natural park

Toponymy and translation of Gloucester town

Persian: گلوکسترJapanese: グロスターKazakh: Глоусэстэр
Korean: 글로스터Russian: ГлостерSerbian: Глостер
Chinese: 格洛斯特  

Transport modes in Gloucester

Beverly Municipal Airport 19.5 km
Lawrence Municipal Airport 37.1 km
Gen. Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport 39.4 km

Gloucester town territory

Gloucester town area41,44 sq mi (107,34 km²)
Gloucester town altitude66 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 42.629
Longitude: -70.6858
Latitude: 42° 37' 44'' North
Longitude: 70° 41' 9'' West
Time zone
UTC -5:00 (America/New_York)
Summer time : UTC -4:00
Winter time : UTC -5:00
Local time

Gloucester town’s neighbouring towns

Gloucester neighbouring towns
EssexNeighbouring townsRockport
Gloucester neighbouring towns
Rockport 7.3 kmEssex 7.5 kmManchester-by-the-Sea 9.6 km
Hamilton 14 kmIpswich 14.4 kmBeverly 15.1 km
Wenham 16.5 kmRowley 19.4 kmMarblehead 19.5 km
Topsfield 21.1 kmNewbury 21.9 kmSalem 22.4 km
Danvers 22.5 kmSwampscott 24.6 kmPeabody 25.6 km
Georgetown 26 kmMiddleton 26.4 kmNewburyport 26.4 km
Salisbury 27.1 kmBoxford 27.9 kmLynn 28.4 km

Distance between Gloucester and country’s main cities

New York City : 348 km closestLos Angeles : 4219 kmChicago : 1401 km
Houston : 2624 kmPhiladelphia : 472 kmPhoenix : 3724 km
San Antonio : 2883 kmSan Diego : 4178 kmDallas : 2530 km
San Jose : 4336 kmJacksonville : 1681 kmIndianapolis : 1331 km
San Francisco : 4414 kmAustin : 2767 kmColumbus : 1069 km

Hotel offers in Gloucester

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Nearby hotel : Vista Motel
Vista Motel
Address : 22 Thatcher Rd. : 95 $US / 125 $US - 40
Overlooking Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester, all rooms at the Vista Motel have ocean views. The property features a seasonal outdoor pool and each room is equipped with a microwave and refrigerator.
Nearby hotel : Cape Ann's Marina Resort
Cape Ann's Marina Resort
Address : 75 Essex Avenue : 75 $US / 103 $US - 31
Located on Cape Ann, this Gloucester hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and views of the water. There is an on-site marina that offers charters for fishing and whale-watching.
Nearby hotel : Castle Manor Inn
Castle Manor Inn
Address : 141 Essex Avenue. : 0 $US / 0 $US - 26
Located less than one mile from Stage Fort Park and the harbour, this restored 1900 Victorian Inn in Gloucester features an on-site restaurant and full bar. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.
Nearby hotel : Sea Lion Motel
Sea Lion Motel
Address : 138 Eastern Avenue : 0 $US / 0 $US - 25
Located 10 minutes’ walk from Good Harbor Beach, this motel boasts an outdoor pool and offers a daily continental breakfast. Whale watching tours are within 1 mile. Each guest room at the Sea Lion Motel features a mini-refrigerator and cable TV.
Nearby hotel : Captain's Lodge Motel
Captain's Lodge Motel
Address : 237 Eastern Ave. : 69 $US / 79 $US - 46
This Gloucester motel offers free Wi-Fi and a tennis court. The rooms are equipped with cable TV. Good Harbor Beach is 5 minutes’ drive away. Traditionally decorated rooms feature a seating area along with an en suite bathroom.

Leisure and activities in the Gloucester town’s surrounding area

Golf course
Bass Rocks Golf ClubRockport Golf Club
to Rockport 7.3 km
Cape Ann Golf Course
to Essex 8.3 km
Candlewood Golf Club
to Ipswich 11.6 km
Turner Hill Golf & Racquet Club
to Ipswich 16.5 km
Wenham Country Club
to Wenham 16.9 km
Beverly Golf & Tennis Club
to Beverly 18.5 km
Ipswich Country Club
to Ipswich 18.9 km
New Meadows Golf Club
to Topsfield 19.8 km
Kernwood Country Club
to Salem 20.6 km

Other information on town Gloucester

Nuclear power plantSeabrook Station Nuclear Power Plant 33 km