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The Town of Barnstable is a great place to live, work and play.  Barnstable is located 53 miles east of Fall River, 74 miles southeast of Boston, 78 miles east of Providence and 250 miles from New York City.

The town of Barnstable is is located about halfway along the biceps of the Cape Cod arm.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 76.2 square miles of which 60.0 square miles of it is land and 16.2 square miles of it is water.  It is bordered by Cape Cod Bay on the north, Natucket Sound on the south, Sandwich and Mashpee on the west and Yarmouth on the east.  Barnstable is approximately 70 miles southeast of Boston.

Town and Village Overview

The Town of Barnstable is governed by a Town Manager and an eleven-member Town Council. Visit our history page to learn more!

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The Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce is here to help you find the business or merchant you need. There are hundreds of business throughout the seven villages of Barnstable.  Businesses include personal services, banking, finance, insurance, technology companies and real estate agencies, not to mention hospitality and those businesses specializing in travel/tourism.

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