Wellfleet, Massachusetts

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Wellfleet Town Hall

Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. It is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. The town had a population of 2,750 at the 2010 census.[1] The population grows to over six times the normal during the summer.[2] Much of the town's land area is in wetlands protection.[3] Nearly half of it is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Wellfleet is famous for its oysters, which are celebrated in the annual October Wellfleet OysterFest.

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  1. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Wellfleet town, Barnstable County, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 6, 2013.
  2. "Wellfleet Today". Mass Department of Housing and Community Development community profile. wellfleetma.org. Retrieved 7 July 2011.
  3. Wellfleet Environmental Protection Regulations (Wellfleet, MA: Wellfleet Conservation Commission, February 2014), p. 3