Originally Posted by CBBaron
Also I believe Cape Canaveral has always been named that. The Kennedy Space center is nearby an is sometimes referred to as Cape Canaveral. Popular jargon vs official names :)
My recollection is that it was originally Cape Canaveral, was called Cape Kennedy for a short period then reverted to Canaveral and the adjoining Center named the Kennedy Space Center. But then I've been known to be wrong before.