Barnstable, Massachusetts

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
Town
Barnstable County Courthouse
Official seal of Barnstable, Massachusetts
Seal
Location in Barnstable County and the state of Massachusetts.
Location in Barnstable County and the state of Massachusetts.
Barnstable is located in Massachusetts
Barnstable
Barnstable
Location in Massachusetts
Barnstable is located in the United States
Barnstable
Barnstable
Barnstable (the United States)
Barnstable is located in North America
Barnstable
Barnstable
Barnstable (North America)
Coordinates: 41°42′00″N 70°18′00″W / 41.70000°N 70.30000°W / 41.70000; -70.30000Coordinates: 41°42′00″N 70°18′00″W / 41.70000°N 70.30000°W / 41.70000; -70.30000
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyBarnstable County
SettledJune 4, 1638
Incorporated (town)September 3, 1639
Incorporated (city)April 11, 1989
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager city
 • Town
   Manager
Mark S. Ells
 • Town CouncilJohn G. Flores, Eric R. Steinhilber, Paul Herbert, Fred Chirigotis, James H. Crocker, William Crocker, Jr, Jessica Rapp-Grassetti, Debra S. Dagwan, James M. Tinsley, Sara Cushing, Philip N. Wallace, John T. Norman, and Jennifer L. Cullum
 • Council administratorCindy Lovell
Area
 • Total76.47 sq mi (198.05 km2)
 • Land59.93 sq mi (155.22 km2)
 • Water16.54 sq mi (42.83 km2)
Elevation
37 ft (11 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total45,193
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
44,477
 • Density742.15/sq mi (286.54/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
02601
Area code(s)508 / 774
FIPS code25-03690
Websitetown.barnstable.ma.us

Barnstable (/ˈbɑːrnstəbəl/ BARN-stə-bəl) is a city,[3] sometimes called the Town of Barnstable,[4] in the U.S. state of Massachusetts and the county seat of Barnstable County.[5] Barnstable is the largest community on Cape Cod. At the 2010 census it had a population of 45,193.[6]

The town contains several villages (one of which is also named Barnstable).[7] Its largest village, Hyannis.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. Galvin Francis, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2007) Citizen Information Service, A Listing of Counties and the Cities and Towns Within BARNSTABLE
  4. Town of Barnstable (2007) Information Systems Department, Official Website of the town of Barnstable Welcome to The Town of Barnstable Archived 2002-09-28 at the Wayback Machine retrieved 10/7/2007
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  6. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Barnstable Town city, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
  7. "Towns and their Villages". Barnstable County, The regional government of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Archived from the original on March 9, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-15.