Welcome to Aquinnah ...
The Aquinnah is located on Martha's Vineyard.
Aquinnah is located in Dukes County.
From the Census Estimates for 2015, the Aquinnah has a population of 328 people<1> (see below for details).
The community of Aquinnah was named Gay Head before it was changed to Aquinnah.
The community of Aquinnah is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Aquinnah lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Aquinnah: (508) & (774)<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, the Aquinnah had a population of 311 people. This makes Aquinnah the county's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 311 people, the population of Aquinnah decreased 9.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 344 people).
Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Aquinnah had an population of 328 people. This is an increase of 5.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.65% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Aquinnah ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Aquinnah.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aquinnah. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aquinnah. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aquinnah.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aquinnah:
Search for Local Businesses ...
Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Aquinnah. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.
Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.
If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aquinnah. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Dukes County: www.dukescounty.org/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: www.mass.gov/