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Nantucket, Massachusetts




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Location in Nantucket County in Massachusetts
Location in Nantucket County in Massachusetts
Country United States
State Massachusetts
Settled 1641
Incorporated 1671
Government
 • Type Open town meeting
Area
 • Total 105.3 sq mi (272.6 km2)
 • Land 47.8 sq mi (123.8 km2)
 • Water 57.5 sq mi (148.8 km2)
Elevation
30 ft (9 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 9,520
 • Density 199.1/sq mi (76.9/km2)

Nantucket is an island 30 miles (48.3 km) south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the United States.