Chatham, Massachusetts

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Chatham, Massachusetts
Town
Sunrise over the Atlantic from the Chatham beach.
Location in Barnstable County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 41°40′55″N 69°57′37″W / 41.68194°N 69.96028°W / 41.68194; -69.96028Coordinates: 41°40′55″N 69°57′37″W / 41.68194°N 69.96028°W / 41.68194; -69.96028
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Barnstable County
Settled 1665
Incorporated 1712
Government
 • Type Open town meeting
Area
 • Total 24.4 sq mi (63.2 km2)
 • Land 16.2 sq mi (42.0 km2)
 • Water 8.2 sq mi (21.2 km2)
Elevation 46 ft (14 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 6,625
 • Density 408.4/sq mi (157.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 02633
Area code(s) 508 / 774

Chatham is a New England town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. The population was 6,625 at the 2000 census. Chatham is home to the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, located on Monomoy, and to Monomoy Theatre.

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