Dukes County , Massachusetts

Dukes County: County in Massachusetts, United States

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

About

Dukes County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,535 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 17,461 inhabitants. Its county seat is Edgartown. The county was created 326 years ago in 1694.

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Map of Massachusetts highlighting Dukes County
Map of Massachusetts highlighting Dukes County locator map image

Geography

Dukes County is located at 41°23'20"N 70°41'56"W (41.3887700, -70.6987700). It has 4 neighbors: Barnstable County, Bristol County, Nantucket County and Plymouth County.

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Weather

Dukes County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Dukes County Quick Facts

Population : 17,461 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
Area : 1272 km2
Water as percent of area : 79%
Land as percent of area : 21%
Named for : Duke of York
Altitude : 102 feet / 31 meters
Capital : Edgartown
Establishment : January 01, 1695
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:14:30 (26th October 2021)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.3% (2010-2020)
Weather : 59℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Dukes County has 4 neighbours.

  • Edgartown

Demographics

The population of Dukes County increased by 5.3% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,535 - census
2011 16,697 0.97% estimation process
2012 16,829 0.78% estimation process
2013 17,159 1.92% estimation process
2014 17,297 0.8% estimation process
2015 17,274 -0.13% estimation process
2016 17,315 0.24% estimation process
2017 17,311 -0.02% estimation process
2018 17,329 0.1% estimation process
2019 17,332 0.02% estimation process
2020 17,461 0.74% estimation process

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People born in Dukes County (1)

American artist (1840-1905) Robert Swain Gifford was born in Dukes County

Other places with the same name (1)

Dukes County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Oak Bluffs 4,696 Town in Massachusetts
Edgartown 4,383 Town in Massachusetts
West Tisbury 2,927 Town in Massachusetts
Vineyard Haven 2,114 Census-designated place in Dukes County, Massachusetts
Chilmark 930 Town in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Middlesex County 1,609,379 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester County 829,212 County in Massachusetts, United States
Suffolk County 801,582 County in Massachusetts, United States
Essex County 791,263 County in Massachusetts, United States
Norfolk County 709,409 County in Massachusetts, United States
Boston 691,531 City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States
South Boston 571,281 Town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States
Bristol County 566,765 County in Massachusetts, United States
Plymouth County 523,738 County in Massachusetts, United States
Hampden County 463,986 County in Massachusetts, United States
Barnstable County 213,164 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
Berkshire County 124,571 County in Massachusetts, United States
Cambridge 119,192 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States