Barnstable Information


Visit Cape CodThere are seven villages within the boundaries of the town of Barnstable.  Each are unique, historically significant, and culturally diverse. Centerville is located on the south side, mainly a residential area which includes some of the Best Beaches in Cape Cod, and the Christian Camp Meeting Association. Osterville is situated on the southern edge, primarily residential and includes harbors, inlets for boating and fishing, and a charming village center with charming shops. Hyannis is the commercial/central business district which includes several shopping malls and numerous town offices. Hyannis is also a fishing village and its harbors offer steamship access to Nantucket and Martha’s Island.

Marston Mills is located off Route 28.  It is residential, very wooded with many ponds, and close to popular Craigville Beach.  Cotuit is the village located on the southern edge of Cape and specifically used for residential purposes. It is home to numerous small public beaches. West Barnstable is situated on the northern side, residential and thinly populated.  Barnstable is on the northern edge and houses County Complex, with numerous working harbors, small beaches, and nature trails.

Barnstable Information – Best Public Beaches in Barnstable

Southeastern Massachusetts is located in the position which can be best described as the biceps of the Cape Cod arm. Surrounded by Cape Cod Bay on the northern edge, Nantucket south, Mashpee and Sandwich west, and Yarmouth east. Located 53 miles east of Fall River, 69 miles from southeast Boston, and 250 miles from New York City. Town Hall is located at 367 Main Street, Hyannis, and the telephone number is 508-862-4600.

Name Address Telephone Town/Village Description
Cape Cod Conservatory of Music & Arts Route 132 508-362-2772 Barnstable No Description Available
Cape Cod Maritime Museum 135 South Street 508-775-1723 Hyannis  
Cotuit Center for the Arts 4404 Rte. 28 508-428-0669 Cotuit Community Theater
Downtown Art Gallery 793 Iyannough Rd. 508-775-7250 Hyannis  
East Bay Gallery 891 Main St. 508-428-4434 Osterville  
Gallery 292 292 Main St. 508-775-2552 Hyannis No Description Available
Gallery on the Porch 51 Barnstable Rd. 508-775-1554 Hyannis No Description Available
Guyer Barn Gallery & Art Center 250 South Street (508) 862-4767 Hyannis  
Harden Studios 3264 Route 6A 508-362-7711 Barnstable No Description Available
Higgins Art Gallery at CCCC Route 132 508-362-2131 Barnstable No Description Available
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