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About Falmouth, Massachusetts

Coordinates: 41°33?05?N 70°36?55?W? / ?41.55139°N 70.61528°W? / 41.55139; -70.61528Coordinates: 41°33?05?N 70°36?55?W? / ?41.55139°N 70.61528°W? / 41.55139; -70.61528Julian M. Suso 54.4 sq mi (141.0 km2)44.2 sq mi (114.6 km2)10.2 sq mi (26.4 km2) ? Density 713.4/sq mi (275.0/km2)www.falmouthmass.usFalmouth (/?fælm??/) is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. The population was 31,531 at the 2010 census. Today Falmouth is well known for its warm water beaches, a traditional Main Street village with eclectic boutiques, trendy restaurants and historic village green. Visitors to Martha's Vineyard come to Falmouth to utilize the terminal for the Steamship Authority ferries to Martha's Vineyard in the village of Woods Hole which also boasts several scientific organizations such as the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and the Woods Hole Research Center, National Marine Fisheries Aquarium and various museums of the scientific institutions.For geographic and demographic information on specific parts of the town of Falmouth, please see the articles on East Falmouth, Falmouth Village, North Falmouth, Teaticket, West Falmouth, and Woods Hole. There are also the villages of Hatchville and Waquoit, which are not census-designated places and both fall within the village of East Falmouth based on postal service.

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Falmouth Facts

  • Population Total: 31,531
  • Square Miles: 44.2
  • Area Code: 508 ; 774
  • Elevation: 10
  • Postal Codes: 02540
  • Timezone: Eastern Standard
  • Website: http://www.falmouthmass.us/