About Wellfleet, Massachusetts

Coordinates: 41°56?15?N 70°02?00?W? / ?41.9375°N 70.0333333°W? / 41.9375; -70.0333333Coordinates: 41°56?15?N 70°02?00?W? / ?41.9375°N 70.0333333°W? / 41.9375; -70.033333335.4 sq mi (91.6 km2)19.8 sq mi (51.4 km2)15.5 sq mi (40.2 km2) ? Density 138.6/sq mi (53.5/km2) /?w?lfli?t/ is a New England town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the town had a population of 2,749 at the 2000 census, which swells nearly sixfold during the summer. Nearly half of the land area of Wellfleet is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore and a total of 70% of the town's land area is in some form of protection. Wellfleet is famous for its eponymous oysters, which are celebrated in the annual October Wellfleet OysterFest.

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Wellfleet Facts

  • Population Total: 2749
  • Square Miles: 19.8
  • Area Code: 508 ; 774
  • Elevation: 50
  • Postal Codes: 02667, 02663
  • Timezone: Eastern Standard
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