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Welcome to The Hyannis Area Chamber of Commerce

About the Town of Barnstable

Barnstable is centrally located about halfway along the biceps of the Cape Cod arm. Cape Cod and Barnstable County are synonymous. As the largest community on Cape Cod and a business destination, the Town is the regional commerce, banking, healthcare, education, government, and transporation hub.

Founded in 1639 the town has a total area of 76.2 sqare miles of which 60.0 square miles of it is land and 16.2 square miles of it is water. It is bordered by Cape Cod Bay on the north, Nantucket Sound on the south, Sandwich and Mashpee on the west and Yarmouth on the east. Barnstable is approximately 70 miles southeast of Boston. They Hyannis area is a great place to start a business as it's Cape Cod's central business/commercial district. With a population of over 46,000 and thousands of tourists visiting each year, Hyannis offers business oweners a great opportunity  to sell their products and services. Our daytime population exceeds 56,000 with over 3,900 businesses.

The Town of Barnstable includes the following seven villages:

  1. Hyannis
  2. Centerville
  3. Osterville
  4. Cotuit
  5. Marstons Mills
  6. West Barnstable
  7. Barnstable

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