Brewster Information

 

Brewster is an historic sea captains’ town located on the bay side of Cape Cod. Established in 1803, the town encompasses approximately 23 square miles, including over 325 acres of beach and marshlands, with 24 ponds larger than 10 acres in size. Brewster has taken action to protect its historic character by establishing sign codes and site plan review by-laws, and is in the process of updating its comprehensive plan. In 1985, the town took steps to protect its open space and water quality by purchasing close to 700 acres of land. Currently, over one-third of Brewster’s land has been retained for conservation, open space, recreation and watershed protection. Consequently, Brewster boasts award-winning drinking water and 2 nationally acclaimed 18-hole golf courses among other recreation sites. Nickerson State Park contains 400 acres of trails for biking and hiking, camping areas, and freshwater ponds for swimming, fishing and boating. Brewster has over 15 bed and breakfast inns and over 30 art galleries, craft shops and antique shops, most of which are along historic Route 6A, the old “King’s Highway.” Brewster’s current year-round population of about 8,400 grows to about 20,000 in the summer season as visitors come to sample the diversions of the town.

Town Location

Southeastern Massachusetts, at the inside bend of the elbow of Cape Cod. Bordered by Cape Cod Bay on the north, Orleans on the east, Harwich on the south, and Dennis on the west. Brewster is 16 miles east of Hyannis; 83 miles southeast of Boston; 87 miles east of Providence, Rhode Island; and 264 miles from New York City. Town offices are located at 2198 Main street, Brewster, MA 02631. The main number is 508-896-3701

Name Address Telephone Town/Village Description
Animal Rescue League 3981 Main Street 508-255-1030 Brewster Founded in 1899, the Animal Rescue League of Boston is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing animals and wildlife from suffering, cruelty, abandonment and neglect.
Barbara's Bike & Sport Eqpt 3430 Main St  508-896-7231 Brewster No Description Available
Brewster Band 773 Main Street 508-394-2169 Brewster Intergenerational volunteer concert band performing free concerts in the summer Sunday evening in July & August at Drummer Boy Park
Brewster Bicycle Rental Inc 442 Underpass Rd  508-896-8149 Brewster No Description Available
Brewster Book Store 2648 Main Street 508-896-6543 Brewster  
Brewster Day Camp 3570 Main Street 508-896-6555 Brewster No Description Available
Brewster General Store 1935 Main St. 508-896-3744 Brewster A Must See and Visit.
Brewster Green 203 Lund Farm Way (508) 896-7551 Brewster  
Brewster Historical Society Museum 3171 Main Street (508) 896-9521 Brewster No Description Available
Brewster Ladies' Library Main Street 508-896-3913 Brewster No Description Available