Barnstable, Cape Cod Real Estate Dennis, Yarmouth, Sandwich, Mashpee, Falmouth Cape Cod homes for sale

Dennis, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Sandwich, Mashpee, Falmouth Real Estate for Sale

Cape Cod Information

Cape Cod is the common term for the county of Barnstable, once a peninsula, now a man-made island since the Cape Cod Canal was created as a much-needed short cut for mariners.  Two bridges connect Cape Cod to the mainland: the Bourne Bridge and the Sagamore Bridge.

The Cape is comprised of 15 towns: Bourne, Sandwich, Falmouth, Mashpee, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Dennis, Harwich, Brewster, Chatham, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro and Provincetown ("P-town.")

The Cape is divided into three sections: Upper, Mid and Lower Cape.  Upper Cape includes Bourne, Falmouth, Sandwich and Mashpee; Mid-Cape, Barnstable, Yarmouth and Dennis; the Lower Cape starts before the "elbow" and includes, Brewster, Harwich, Chatham, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro and Provincetown, the latter five also considered the "Outer Cape" area, since they have beaches on the Atlantic ocean.  This area is particularly beautiful and preserved by the Cape Cod National Seashore.

The body of water between the southernmost part of the Cape and the islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard is Nantucket Sound.  North, and west of the Lower Cape is Cape Cod Bay.

Within the towns are distinct villages, sometimes mistaken for towns - for example: Hyannis, which is in the town of Barnstable.

Barnstable is comprised of seven villages:  Hyannis, Barnstable Village, Cotuit, Marstons Mills, Centerville, West Barnstable and Osterville.  Cummaquid?  That's in Barnstable, too.  And Bass River is in Yarmouth...South Yarmouth, to be exact.  South Dennis is actually the middle of Dennis and West Dennis is south of South Dennis.  It's a bit confusing but very quaint and charming.  The town and village names help preserve the rich history of both the earliest settlers and the natives.

Yarmouth is divided into South Yarmouth, Yarmouth Port and West Yarmouth.  Mashpee officially only has one village: er, Mashpee.  But it also contains the areas of New Seabury, Great Neck and South Mashpee.  Falmouth is bustling with villages and distinct areas including East Falmouth, Falmouth, North Falmouth, Waquoit Village, West Falmouth, Woods Hole, Acapesket, Davisville, Falmouth Heights, Hatchville, Mara Vista, Megansett, Menauhant, Quissett, Silver Beach, Sippewisset, Smalltown, and Teaticket.

Cape Cod is a popular tourist attraction and a bustling resort area with a wide array of attractions, activities and entertainment from golf to sailing to biking to just laying around on the beach.  In the winter, the population deflates and the Cape quiets down.

Useful Links

Cape Cod Times
See Cape Cod
Cape Cod Information Center - ALLCAPECOD.COM
Massachusetts State Information
Cape Cod Barnstable Phone Numbers
Massachusetts Useful Information
Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
Discover Cape Cod
Hyannis Area Chamber of Commerce
Kids on the Cape
Commonwealth Communities
Seniors Real Estate Specialists
Massachusetts Department of Education
Cape Museum of Fine Arts
Cape Cod Health Care
Cape Cod Directory
Weather Site

Cape Cod Zip Code Guide

Barnstable 02630       Gay Head/Aquinnah 02535     South Dennis 02660
Bass River 02664      Harwich 02645      South Harwich 02661
Bourne 02532      Harwich Port 02646      South Orleans 02662
Brewster 02631      Hyannis 02601      South Wellfleet 02663
Buzzards Bay 02532      Hyannis Port 02647      South Yarmouth 02664
Cataumet 02534      Mashpee 02649      Teaticket 02536
Centerville 02632      Menemsha 02552      Truro 02666
Chatham 02633      Nantucket 02554      Vineyard Haven 02568
Chilmark 02535      New Seabury 02649      Waquoit 02536
Cotuit 02635      North Chatham 02650      Wellfleet 02667
Craigville 02636      North Eastham 02651      West Barnstable 02668
Cummaquid 02637      North Falmouth 02556      West Chatham 02669
Dennis 02638      North Truro 02652      West Chop 02573
Dennis Port 02639      Oak Bluffs 02557      West Dennis 02670
East Dennis 02641      Orleans 02653      West Falmouth 02574
East Falmouth 02536      Pocasset 02559      West Harwich 02671
East Orleans 02643      Provincetown 02657      West Hyannisport 02672
East Sandwich 02537      Sagamore 02561      West Tisbury 02575
Eastham 02642      Sagamore Beach 02562      West Yarmouth 02673
Edgartown 02539      Sandwich 02563      Woods Hole 02543
Falmouth 02540      Siasconset 02564      Yarmouthport 02675
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Ann Quinlin represents the following Cape Cod, Massachusetts towns and villages:
Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Buzzards Bay, Centerville, Chatham, Cotuit, Craigville, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Harwich Port, Hyannis,
Hyannisport, Marstons Mills, Mashpee, Orleans, Osterville, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, Woods Hole, Yarmouth, Yarmouthport
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