Chatham was settled by the English in 1664 at which time it was called Monomoit. The town is located at the ‘elbow’ of Cape Cod. It became a whaling, fishing and shipping center. Its location has kept it a quaint village with central main street shopping ideal for strolling. There are concerts held during the summer on the Main Street gazebo much like many of the other cape villages.
Although one of the smaller Cape Cod towns, Chatham, makes up for its size in the available recreational opportunities, fishing, boating, swimming, Cape Cod Baseball League games, to name a few.
Chatham has approximately 24 square miles with 33% being water. It features the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge on Monomoy Island. The current population is approximately 6,000. The town’s villages include Chatham proper, Chatham Port, North Chatham, West Chatham and South Chatham. It is bordered by Harwich to the west, Pleasant Bay and Orleans to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Nantucket Sound to the south.
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