Nantucket, Massachusetts

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Town & County of Nantucket, Massachusetts
Town
Nantucket
Location in Nantucket County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 41°17′00″N 70°06′00″W / 41.2833333°N 70.1°W / 41.2833333; -70.1Coordinates: 41°17′00″N 70°06′00″W / 41.2833333°N 70.1°W / 41.2833333; -70.1
Country United States
State Massachusetts
Settled 1641
Incorporated 1671
Government
 • Type Open town meeting
Area
 • Total 105.3 sq mi (272.6 km2)
 • Land 47.8 sq mi (123.8 km2)
 • Water 57.5 sq mi (148.8 km2)
Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 9,520
 • Density 199.1/sq mi (76.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 02554
Area code(s) 508 / 774
FIPS code 25-43790
GNIS feature ID 0619376

Nantucket is an island 30 miles (48.3 km) south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the United States.