Rockport is a town located in Essex County, Massachusetts, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 7,767. Rockport is located approximately 35 miles northeast of Boston at the tip of the Cape Ann peninsula. It is directly east of Gloucester, Massachusetts and surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean.
This article is about the town of Rockport. Additional demographic detail about the central settlement or village within Rockport, which is a census-designated place, is available in the article Rockport (CDP), Massachusetts. The details it provides for the village are included in the aggregate numbers reported here.
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Cape Ann Fisheries InstituteFosters the involvement of fishermen in research projects and to facilitates the collaboration between fishermen and scientists in assessing stocks and developing new approaches to understanding the fisheries resources.
Jonas Gavelis, D.M.D.Family and prosthetic dental practice.
Rockport Democratic Town CommitteeNews, upcoming events, officers, member list, by-laws and related information.
Rockport, MAProvides information from local Chamber of Commerce on dining, lodging, attractions, businesses, and events.
SandyBay.net - Local KnowledgeResources for Rockport and Cape Ann, Massachusetts.
Thacher IslandHand-sketched map of the island, showing location of lighthouses, scenic trails, roads and sites of interest.