Profile for Hyannis, Massachusetts, MA
Inner bay and cottages, Hyannis, MA
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Tourist center; largest of the seven villages in the town of Barnstable
Hyannis is in Barnstable County, in the Barnstable Town metro area.
The community was named after Iyanough, or Yanno, a sachem of the Cummaquid Indians
The latitude of Hyannis is 41.652N. The longitude is -70.283W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.
Many shipmasters built their homes here
Public transportation: Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (See the transit and travel sections below.)
Local foods: Cape Cod Potato Chips
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Performing arts: Cape Symphony Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation:
Kalmus Park Beach, Orrin Keyes Beach
Hyannis attractions: Cape Cod Potato Chips factory
Historic sites and museums: John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, John F. Kennedy Memorial
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
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Libraries in Hyannis include Hyannis Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hyannis include Cape Cod Times
Hotels in Hyannis include Americas Best Value Inn, Cape Cod Inn, Cape Codder Resort, Cape Winds, Comfort Inn Hyannis, Courtyard by Marriott, Days Inn Hyannis, Four Points by Sheraton, Heritage House, Hyannis Harbor Hotel ... More hotels.
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