Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts

Falmouth: Town in Massachusetts, United States


Falmouth is a town located in the county of Barnstable in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 31,531 and a population density of 224 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 31,107 inhabitants.

The town was created 363 years ago in 1659.

Quick Facts about Falmouth

Population : 31,107 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Barnstable County
Postal code : 02540
Area : 141 km2
Named for : Falmouth
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1660 (363 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:47:33 (31st May 2023)
Density : 221 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.36% (2010-2020)
Falmouth locator map
Location of Falmouth on Massachusetts map.
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Falmouth is located at 41°33'5"N 70°36'53"W (41.5515000, -70.6147500).

Falmouth map

Falmouth has 1 neighbours.

  • Mashpee town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States


According to census records, the population of Falmouth decreased by 1.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2001 25,223 - census
2010 31,531 20.01% census
2011 31,563 0.1% estimation process
2012 31,496 -0.21% estimation process
2013 31,464 -0.1% estimation process
2014 31,360 -0.33% estimation process
2015 31,287 -0.23% estimation process
2016 31,173 -0.37% estimation process
2017 31,126 -0.15% estimation process
2018 31,008 -0.38% estimation process
2019 30,993 -0.05% estimation process
2020 31,107 0.37% estimation process

Falmouth zip code is 02540. County name: Barnstable, County fips: 25001

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People born in Falmouth (15)

People born in Falmouth, including professional baseball player Steve Cishek, U.S. Representative from Massachusetts George Bradbury, actor Casey Affleck, .


  • Jessica Dubroff (American child pilot trainee) she was born in 05/05/1988
  • Katharine Lee Bates (American poet and songwriter) she was born in 16/10/1863
  • Charles Bennett Ray (American activist) he was born in 25/12/1807
  • Charles F. Swift (American politician) he was born in 18/06/1825
  • Chuck O'Neil (American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist) he was born in 22/09/1985
  • Don Wheldon (American ice hockey player) he was born in 28/12/1954
  • Greg Dean Schmitz (American writer) he was born in 18/08/1970
  • Wesley Dennis (American illustrator) he was born in 16/05/1903
  • Meghan Lino (Paralympian) she was born in 13/08/1984
  • Clenet Verdi-Rose he was born in 26/02/1982
  • Mary Bubb (journalist (b. 1920, d. 1988)) she was born in 17/09/1920
  • Tom Norris (American mixing engineer, sound designer, record producer, mastering engineer, and songwriter born 1991) he was born in 11/07/1991

Schools in Falmouth

College & universities near Falmouth, MA

Code Name City ZIP
166692 Massachusetts Maritime Academy Buzzards Bay (MA) 02532-1803
373711 Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School Bourne (MA) 02532
165194 Cape Cod Community College West Barnstable (MA) 02668-1599
167039 Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford New Bedford (MA) 02720-3445
167987 University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth North Dartmouth (MA) 02747-2300

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Falmouth, MA

Code Name Address Type
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL

Post offices near Falmouth

Post Office Name City ZIP
Falmouth Post Office Falmouth (MA) 02540
Teatick Post Office Teaticket (MA) 02536
West Falmouth Post Office West Falmouth (MA) 02574
Woods Hol Post Office Woods Hole (MA) 02543
East Falmouth Carrier Annex Post Office East Falmouth (MA) 02536

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Barnstable County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Barnstable County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Barnstable 44,535 City in Massachusetts
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
Yarmouth Port 5,320 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Falmouth distances to largest Massachusetts cities