Harwich Barnstable County, Massachusetts

Harwich: Town on Cape Cod, in Barnstable County in the state of Massachusetts

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Harwich is a town located in the county of Barnstable in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,243 and a population density of 143 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 12,142 inhabitants.


Harwich is located at 41°41'10"N 70°4'33"W (41.6862200, -70.0758500).

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Harwich MA Town Hall
Harwich MA Town Hall image

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Harwich Quick Facts

Population : 12,142 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Barnstable County
Postal code : 02645
Area : 85.8 km2
Altitude : 56 feet / 17 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:30:58 (14th June 2021)
Density : 142 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.83% (2010-2019)


According to census records, the population of Harwich decreased by 0.83% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,243 - census
2011 12,213 -0.25% estimation process
2012 12,176 -0.3% estimation process
2013 12,169 -0.06% estimation process
2014 12,171 0.02% estimation process
2015 12,150 -0.17% estimation process
2016 12,136 -0.12% estimation process
2017 12,150 0.12% estimation process
2018 12,161 0.09% estimation process
2019 12,142 -0.16% estimation process

Harwich zip code is 02645. County name: Barnstable, County fips: 25001

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People born in Harwich (6)

People born in Harwich, including politician Joshua Gage, sportswriter and commentator Cyd Zeigler, spy Enoch Crosby, you can see a list of people who born in Harwich.

  • Seth Doane (American journalist)
  • Shirley Gomes (American politician)
  • Wilbur Reed Matoon (American forester, and employee of US Department of Agriculture)


College & universities near Harwich

Code Name City ZIP
165194 Cape Cod Community College West Barnstable (MA) 02668-1599

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Harwich

Code Name Address Type
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
BON North Station 100 Legends Way RAIL
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL

Other cities in Barnstable County

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

City Name Population Title
Barnstable 44,477 City in Massachusetts
Falmouth 30,993 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Yarmouth 23,203 City in Massachusetts
Sandwich 20,169 Human settlement in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Bourne 19,762 Town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Mashpee 14,229 Town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Dennis 13,871 Town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Brewster 9,775 Town in Massachusetts
Chatham 5,982 Town in Massachusetts, USA
Orleans 5,788 Town of Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Eastham 4,906 Town in Massachusetts
Provincetown 2,961 Town on Cape Cod in Massachusetts, United States
Wellfleet 2,724 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Truro 2,008 Town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, comprising two villages: Truro and North Truro

Distance to Other Cities

Harwich distances to largest Massachusetts cities

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