Hyannis Port
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Hyannis Port
Location of ZIP code 02647 (Hyannis Port) within the Town and County of Barnstable, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Union Chapel
View of Hyannisport Yacht Club

Hyannis Port (or Hyannisport) is a small residential village located in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. It is an affluent summer community on Hyannis Harbor, 1.4 miles to the south-southwest of Hyannis.

Community

It has a small post office (ZIP code 02647) next door to a small seasonal convenience store, The News Shop and Gallery. It has one of the premier golf courses on Cape Cod, the Hyannisport Club,[1] and is also home to the West Beach Club and the Hyannis Port Yacht Club.[2] St. Andrew's-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church[3] and the Union Chapel[4] conduct Sunday services in the summer.

Kennedy residences

Hyannis Port is the location of the Kennedy compound[5] and other Kennedy family residences and, as such, is included in the National Register of Historic Places. There are three Kennedy houses on the compound: Rose's, Jack's, and Ethel's. (Ted's house was nearby but not in the compound itself.) Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was living in Hyannis Port and was the oldest resident in the town of Barnstable when she died at age 104.

Demographics

According to the 2000 U.S. Census[6] on April 1, it had 193 housing units with a resident population of 115 persons living in 46 housing units. There were 147 vacant housing units (76%), 144 of which were for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. Based on the average family size of 2.97 persons, the summer population is at least 573.

References

  1. ^ Panoramio - Photo of Hyannis Golf
  2. ^ Panoramio - Photo of Hyannis Port Beach
  3. ^ Panoramio - Photo of St. Andrew by the Sea; Hyannis Port, MA
  4. ^ Panoramio - Photo of Hyannis Port - A small Church
  5. ^ Panoramio - Photo of Joseph P. & Rose Kennedy estate, Hyannis Port, MA
  6. ^ "Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000, Geographic Area: 02647 5-Digit ZCTA". United States Census Bureau. April 1, 2000. Archived from the original on August 30, 2009. Retrieved .

External links

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Coordinates: 41°37?55?N 70°18?10?W / 41.63194°N 70.30278°W / 41.63194; -70.30278


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