Chatham is a seaside town at the southeastern tip of Cape Cod, in the state of Massachusetts. On the Atlantic Ocean, it’s known for its beaches, including Lighthouse Beach near the landmark 19th-century Chatham Lighthouse. The Chatham Railroad Museum exhibits model trains and train artifacts in a former depot dating from 1887. To the south, Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge provides a vast habitat for migratory birds.
Southeastern Massachusetts, at the “elbow” of Cape Cod. Bordered by Pleasant Bay and Orleans on the north, the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Nantucket Sound on the south, and Harwich on the west. Chatham is 17 miles east of Hyannis, 89 miles southeast of Boston, and 223 miles from New York City. Town offices are located at 549 Main street, Chatham, MA 02633. The main number is 508-945-5100.