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Barnstable County, Massachusetts

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Barnstable County
Barnstable County Courthouse
Flag of Barnstable County
Official seal of Barnstable County
Map of Massachusetts highlighting Barnstable County
Location within the U.S. state of Massachusetts
Map of the United States highlighting Massachusetts
Massachusetts's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°41′56″N 70°18′07″W / 41.698997°N 70.301811°W / 41.698997; -70.301811
Country United States
State Massachusetts
Founded2 June 1685
Named forTown of Barnstable
Largest cityBarnstable
 • Total1,306 sq mi (3,380 km2)
 • Land394 sq mi (1,020 km2)
 • Water912 sq mi (2,360 km2)  70%
 • Total228,996
 • Density580.9/sq mi (224.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district9th

Barnstable County is a county in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2020 census, the population was 228,996.[1] The county seat is Barnstable.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Barnstable County, Massachusetts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 3, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on July 4, 2012. Retrieved June 7, 2011.