About Provincetown, Massachusetts

The United States Census Bureau provides additional demographic detail for the more densely populated central village area within the town. Those details are included in the aggregate population and area values reported here. See: Provincetown (CDP), Massachusetts.U.S. Census MapCoordinates: 42°03?30?N 70°10?45?W? / ?42.05833°N 70.17917°W? / 42.05833; -70.17917Coordinates: 42°03?30?N 70°10?45?W? / ?42.05833°N 70.17917°W? / 42.05833; -70.1791717.5 sq mi (45.2 km2)9.7 sq mi (25.0 km2)7.8 sq mi (20.2 km2) ? Density 355.2/sq mi (137.1/km2) /?pr?v?ns?ta?n/ is a New England town located at the extreme tip of Cape Cod in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 3,431 at the 2000 census, with an estimated 2007 population of 3,174. Sometimes called "P-town", the town is known for its beaches, harbor, artists, tourist industry, and its status as a vacation destination of gays and lesbians.

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Provincetown Facts

  • Population Total: 3171
  • Square Miles: 9.7
  • Area Code: 508 ; Exchange: 487
  • Elevation: 40
  • Postal Codes: 02657
  • Timezone: Eastern Standard
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