Eastham, Massachusetts

 

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Eastham, Massachusetts

First Encounter Beach along Cape Cod Bay in Eastham.


Coordinates: 41°49′48″N 69°58′28″W / 41.83, -69.97444

Country

United States

State

Massachusetts

County

Barnstable

Settled

1644

Incorporated

1651

Government

 - Type

Open town meeting

Area

 - Total

27.3 sq mi (70.6 kmē)

 - Land

14.0 sq mi (36.2 kmē)

 - Water

13.3 sq mi (34.3 kmē)

Elevation

48 ft (15 m)

Population (2000)

 - Total

5,453

 - Density

389.8/sq mi (150.5/kmē)

Time zone

Eastern (UTC-5)

 - Summer (DST)

Eastern (UTC-4)

ZIP code

02642

Area code(s)

508 / 774

FIPS code

25-19295

GNIS feature ID

0619414

Website: http://www.eastham-ma.gov/

Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. The population was 5,453 at the 2000 census.

For geographic and demographic information about the village of North Eastham, please see North Eastham, Massachusetts.