• was settled in 1623, incorporated as a town in 1642
• is America's oldest seaport
• is in Essex County
• population is approximately 30,273
• zip code is 01930
• home to many beautiful beaches such as Good Harbor & Wingaersheek Beach
• is a center for art galleries
• city website: http://www.gloucester-ma.gov
• Fun Fact: The movie the Perfect Storm was set in Gloucester, and was based on a true story.
• Fun things to do in Gloucester: Visit the beach, boating, camping, hiking, fishing, wind surfing, kayaking, golfing, bowling, theatre, live music venues, cultural festivals
• Annisquam Art Gallery and Exchange - 32 Leonard Street
• Annisquam Historical Society - 10 Walnut Street
• Beauport Sleeper McCann House - 75 Eastern Point Blvd
• Cape Ann Museum - 27 Pleasant St
• Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Library - 3 Dale Ave
• Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center - 23 Harbor Loop
• Gloucester Schooner Adventure - 6 Rowe Sq
• Hammond Castle Museum - 80 Hesperus Ave
• Magnolia Historical Society Room - 1 Lexington Avenue, Magnolia
• Old Leonard School - Leonard Street
• Sargent House Museum - 49 Middle Street
2009 Gloucester Real Estate Data
• 129 single family homes sold in Gloucester in 2009. The average sale price was $443,406. The average market time was approximately 176.78 days. The most expensive single family home to sell was a $1,300,000 4-bedroom home on Pebble Path.
• 69 Condos sold in Gloucester in 2009. The average sale price was $248,641. The average price per square foot was $232. The average market time was 249.82. The most expensive condo to sell was a $835,000 3-bed on Raven Lane.
• 30 Multi family homes sold in Gloucester in 2009. The average sale price was $266,073. The average market time was 116.90
Stay tuned for 2010 Gloucester real estate data.