North Eastham, Massachusetts

Census-designated place in Massachusetts, United States
41°51′5″N 70°00′00″W / 41.85139°N 70.00000°W / 41.85139; -70.00000CountryUnited StatesStateMassachusettsCountyBarnstableTownEasthamArea • Total11.95 sq mi (30.96 km2) • Land3.44 sq mi (8.92 km2) • Water8.51 sq mi (22.04 km2)Elevation
39 ft (12 m)Population
 • Total2,296 • Density666.86/sq mi (257.50/km2)Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST)) • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)ZIP code
Area code508FIPS code25-47590GNIS feature ID0616892

North Eastham is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Eastham in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 1,806 at the 2010 census.[2]


North Eastham is located within the northwestern part of the Town of Eastham at 41°51′05″N 70°00′00″W / 41.851349°N 69.999928°W / 41.851349; -69.999928 (41.851349, −69.999928).[3] It is bordered to the west by Cape Cod Bay, to the north by the town of Wellfleet, to the east by U.S. Route 6 and Great Pond Road, and to the south by Great Pond, Herring Brook Road, and Samoset Road.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.9 square miles (30.9 km2), of which 3.4 square miles (8.9 km2) is land and 8.5 square miles (22.0 km2) (71.24%) is water.[2]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

At the 2000 census there were 1,915 people, 881 households, and 570 families in the CDP. The population density was 217.5/km2 (562.4/mi2). There were 2,656 housing units at an average density of 301.6/km2 (780.1/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.12% White, 0.26% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84%.[5]


Nauset Regional High School

Nauset Public Schools serves the community.

Nauset Regional High School is the area high school.

See also


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 21, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): North Eastham CDP, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved December 10, 2013.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.

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