Woods Hole is a census-designated place (CDP) in Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States. The town is located in Barnstable County near the southernmost corner of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, close to the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Elizabeth. As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 781. In 2009, the area had a population of 2,780.
The town of Falmouth was incorporated on June 4, 1686. It was originally known as Succonessett but changed its name to its present name in 1694. In 1677, thirteen settlers were granted land in and around Woods Hole’s Little Harbor. The lands were divided into sixty-acre lots and Job Notantico signed the deed to the Indians on July 15, 1679. The early settlers focused on fishing, sheep breeding, and building a grist mill. They also made salt through solar evaporation in pans.
In Falmouth, visitors can take in the local culture by visiting art galleries and historic sites. In addition, the picture-perfect Main Street features restaurants and shops. Visitors to the town can enjoy a lively jazz fest or a cutting-edge live theater performance. While there are limited parking spaces, the Shining Sea Bikeway is an excellent way to explore the area. If you’d like to spend a few days exploring the town on foot, try the Shining Sea Bikeway.
In addition to visiting the historic districts of Falmouth and Woods Hole, travelers can also take part in a number of recreational activities. From kayaking to surfing, the towns are home to a number of recreational opportunities for visitors and residents alike. If you’re visiting Woods Hole, Massachusetts, be sure to take a few days to relax and enjoy the city. The town has a vibrant nightlife and a warm welcome.
During the summertime, Falmouth and Woods Hole Massachusetts have been catering to summertime guests. The town was one of the first fashionable resorts on the Cape, and was served by trains from Boston until the 1870s. Its residents have long made hospitality an art form. The village’s picturesque vistas and history are worth exploring. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a family vacation, this coastal region offers plenty of activities and attractions.
The quaint, small village of Woods Hole is the home of many scientific institutions and attractions. The Marine Biological Laboratory, the Northeast Fisheries Science Center, the Woods Hole Science Aquarium, and the Sea Education Association’s main campus are all located in the town. Aside from the ocean and wildlife, the town also hosts a diverse set of cultural activities and historical landmarks. Moreover, the towns are close to each other.