Nantucket, Massachusetts

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Town & County of Nantucket, Massachusetts
Nantucket
Nantucket
Location in Nantucket County in Massachusetts
Location in Nantucket County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: Coordinates: 41°17′00″N 70°06′00″W / 41.28333°N 70.10000°W / 41.28333; -70.10000
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
Settled1641
Incorporated1671
Government
 • TypeOpen town meeting
Area
 • Total105.3 sq mi (272.6 km2)
 • Land47.8 sq mi (123.8 km2)
 • Water57.5 sq mi (148.8 km2)
Elevation
30 ft (9 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total9,520
 • Density199.1/sq mi (76.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
02554
Area code(s)508 / 774
FIPS code25-43790
GNIS feature ID0619376
Websitehttp://www.nantucket-ma.gov/

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