Chatham, Massachusetts

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Chatham, Massachusetts
Sunrise over the Atlantic from the Chatham beach.
Sunrise over the Atlantic from the Chatham beach.
Location in Barnstable County in Massachusetts
Location in Barnstable County in Massachusetts
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CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyBarnstable County
Settled1665
Incorporated1712
Government
 • TypeOpen town meeting
Area
 • Total24.4 sq mi (63.2 km2)
 • Land16.2 sq mi (42.0 km2)
 • Water8.2 sq mi (21.2 km2)
Elevation
46 ft (14 m)
Population
(2000)
 • Total6,625
 • Density408.4/sq mi (157.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
02633
Area code(s)508 / 774
Websitehttp://www.town.chatham.ma.us/

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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