Cape Jellison

Cape Jellison is a 1,600-acre peninsula that juts into on the coast of . In colonial times it was known as Wasaumkeag Point. It is part of the town of Stockton Springs, between and , in the upper mid-coast region of the state.

Notable Places in the Area

is a public recreation area that overlooks from the easternmost tip of Cape Jellison in the town of , . is situated 1½ miles northeast of Cape Jellison. Photo: Lvklock, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The , or Station, is located in , in . is situated 2 miles east of Cape Jellison. Photo: DrStew82, CC BY-SA 4.0.

was a British fortification built during the French and Indian War, whose remains are located at in . is situated 2 miles east of Cape Jellison.

, known as Wassumkeag or shining beach by the indigenous Wabanaki tribes of northern New England, is located off the coast of in , at the top of . is situated 2 miles southwest of Cape Jellison.

Localities in the Area

is a town in , , United States. is situated 2 miles north of Cape Jellison. Photo: Lvklock, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an incorporated town and deep water seaport located at the confluence of the Penobscot River estuary and the immediately SE of and Cape Jellison in , Maine, United States. Photo: Thomsonmg2000, CC0.

is an unincorporated village in the town of , , , United States. is situated 4 miles northeast of Cape Jellison.

Cape Jellison

44.459° or 44° 27' 32.3" north
-68.8464° or 68° 50' 47.1" west
174 feet (53 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Cape Jellison
  • Gellison Cape
  • Ooniganissek
  • Ouinigansek

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