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Wellfleet 
This page contains an overview and links for Wellfleet government, finances, libraries, natural resources, recreation, real estate, and schools as well as miscellaneous links.


                 

Photographs courtesy of the Cape Cod National Seashore and the Wellfleet Chamber of Commerce

  
 
    
Overview   

Located on the outer end of Cape Cod, the Wellfleet offers an abundance of quaint rural seaside character and charm. Bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by Cape Cod Bay, 61% of the land area of Wellfleet is in the Cape Cod National Seashore Park. During the summer, the population swells to an estimated 17,000 persons who enjoy the town's miles of ocean and bay-side beaches; numerous beautiful, clear, spring-fed ponds; many fine art galleries, shops and restaurants; and the magnificent Wellfleet Harbor, which offers a constantly changing panorama of sail boats, motor yachts, sport fishing boats and trawlers.

Wellfleet is a diverse community with a 300 year-old nautical history. Its friendly town center provides pedestrians with an array of browsing, dining, picture-taking and sight-seeing opportunities within a relatively short walk. The town is home of the 1,000 acre Massachusetts Audubon Society Wildlife Sanctuary.

Some of Cape Cod's finest ocean surf-casting, fresh water pond, and Cape Cod Bay boat fishing are found in Wellfleet. The town is well-known for its plentiful supply of shellfish, including the famous "Wellfleet Oyster".

Wellfleet is now famous for the contemporary architecture of the homes built in recent decades. Many dwellings feature naturalized landscapes and weathered wood exteriors for minimizing upkeep. There is well water throughout the town, and not all roads are paved.

 
Wellfleet Government   
Demographic, Economic, and Government Profile
Helpful Telephone Numbers
  Links and Information from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

Finances   

State Report of Wellfleet's Finances

Employment and Wages

   
Libraries   
Search Cape Cod Libraries
  Wellfleet Public Library Information
   
Natural Resources   
Tide Charts
  Cape Cod National Seashore Species List
  Cape Cod National Seashore
  Wellfleet Weather Report from the Weather Underground
   
Recreation   
Beaches
  Beach Description from the Wellfleet Chamber
  Cape Cod Water Web Site
  Birdwatching
  Bicycling
  Cape Cod Rail Trail
  Walking
 
Golf   
Chequessett Yacht and Country Club Chequessett Neck Rd., Wellfleet
 508-349-3704 Par 70, 5,288 yards
  List of Cape Cod Golf Courses
 

Real Estate   

Barnstable County Registry of Deeds
  Cape Cod Commission
  Valuation (Real Estate) certification statistics (PDF document)
 

Schools   

Nauset School and District Profiles

  Wellfleet School and District Profiles
   

Miscellaneous   

Wellfleet Information from the Cape Cod Times

Business Links from Townstuff.com
Wellfleet Chamber of Commerce
  Complete Transportation Information
  A Cape Cod Sketchbook Revisited
  Wellfleet Links from the Wellfleet Chamber
  WHAT (Wellfleet Harbor Actors' Theater)
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