Barnstable County , Massachusetts

Barnstable County: County in Massachusetts, United States

Barnstable County locator map
Location of Barnstable County on Massachusetts map.

About

Barnstable County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 215,888 and a population density of 64 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 213,164 inhabitants. Its county seat is Barnstable. The county was created 336 years ago in 1684.

Barnstable County Courthouse  Barnstable MA image
Barnstable County Courthouse Barnstable MA
Barnstable County Courthouse  Barnstable MA image

Geography

Barnstable County is located at 41°41'3"N 70°16'27"W (41.6841900, -70.2740500). It has 2 neighbors: Dukes County and Plymouth County.

Barnstable County map

The largest city of Barnstable County is Barnstable with a population of 44,535. Other cities include, Yarmouth population 23,166, Sandwich population 20,151, Marstons Mills population 8,017 and Osterville population 2,911. See all Barnstable County cities & populated places.

Barnstable County Quick Facts

Population : 213,164 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
Twitter username : capecodgov
Area : 3382 km2
Water as percent of area : 70%
Land as percent of area : 30%
Named for : Barnstable
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Capital : Barnstable
Establishment : January 01, 1685
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:28:54 (26th October 2021)
Density : 63 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.28% (2010-2020)

Barnstable County has 2 neighbours.

  • Barnstable

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Barnstable County decreased by 1.28% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 215,888 - census
2011 215,356 -0.25% estimation process
2012 214,788 -0.26% estimation process
2013 214,518 -0.13% estimation process
2014 214,289 -0.11% estimation process
2015 213,877 -0.19% estimation process
2016 213,559 -0.15% estimation process
2017 213,581 0.01% estimation process
2018 213,471 -0.05% estimation process
2019 212,990 -0.23% estimation process
2020 213,164 0.08% estimation process

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People born in Barnstable County (3)

People born in Barnstable County, including basketball player Shaun Fein, artist Aldro Hibbard, Canadian legal scholar Timothy Caulfield, you can see a list of people who born in Barnstable County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Barnstable County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Barnstable County.

City Name Population Title
Barnstable 44,535 City in Massachusetts
Falmouth 31,107 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Yarmouth 23,166 City in Massachusetts
Sandwich 20,151 Human settlement in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Bourne 19,743 Town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Mashpee 14,266 Town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Hyannis 14,120 Village in town of Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Dennis 13,890 Town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Harwich 12,144 Town on Cape Cod, in Barnstable County in the state of Massachusetts
South Yarmouth 11,092 Census-designated place in Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Brewster 9,772 Town in Massachusetts
Marstons Mills 8,017 City in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States of America
East Falmouth 6,038 Census-designated place in Barnstable County, Massachusetts
West Yarmouth 6,012 Census-designated place in Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Chatham 5,994 Town in Massachusetts, USA
Orleans 5,802 Town of Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States

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Hampden County 463,986 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester 184,570 County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Hampshire County 161,401 County in Massachusetts, United States
Springfield 152,646 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
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Cambridge 119,192 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
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