Cape May City is part of the Ocean City Metropolitan Statistical Area. It has a population of 4,034 year-round residents (as of the United States 2000 Census). Cape May is also home to approximately 100,000 seasonal residents. The town's history dates back to its founding in 1620 by a Dutch captain named Cornelius Jacobsen Mey. In the summer, partly due to its beaches and partly due to its historic buildings, Cape May is a seaside resort that draws visitors from Philadelphia, New York City and other surrounding areas. Cape May claims to be the oldest seaside resort in the United States (The city's official motto is "The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort"); it first became popular in the 18th century and was considered one of the finest resorts in America by the 19th century. It is noted for its large number of well-maintained Victorian houses the second largest collection of Victorian-era homes in the nation after San Francisco. In 1976.
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