RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Aquinnah, Massachusetts

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other MA
Communities

















Welcome to Aquinnah ...

The Aquinnah is located on Martha's Vineyard.

Aquinnah is located in Dukes County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Aquinnah has a population of 327 people<2> (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.<3>.

Time Zone: Aquinnah lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Aquinnah: (508) & (774)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Aquinnah had an population of 327 people. This is an increase of 5.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.94% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 344 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Aquinnah.

Communities near Aquinnah ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aquinnah.

  • Falmouth [Barnstable County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falmouth
    • Falmouth [Barnstable County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Aquinnah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 31,019 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falmouth
  • Oak Bluffs [Dukes County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Bluffs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Bluffs
    • Oak Bluffs [Dukes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Aquinnah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,678 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Bluffs
  • Edgartown [Dukes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgartown
    • Edgartown [Dukes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Aquinnah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,343 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgartown
  • Tisbury [Dukes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tisbury
    • Tisbury [Dukes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Aquinnah
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tisbury
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Tisbury [Dukes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Tisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Tisbury
      • West Tisbury [Dukes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Aquinnah
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,901 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Tisbury
    • Gosnold [Dukes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gosnold have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gosnold
      • Gosnold [Dukes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Aquinnah
      • Estimated population in 2018: 75 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gosnold
    • Christian Town [Dukes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christian Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christian Town
      • Christian Town [Dukes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Aquinnah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christian Town
    • Cuttyhunk [Dukes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuttyhunk have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuttyhunk
      • Cuttyhunk [Dukes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Aquinnah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuttyhunk
    • Vineyard Haven [Dukes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vineyard Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vineyard Haven
      • Vineyard Haven [Dukes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Aquinnah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vineyard Haven
    • West Chop [Dukes County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Chop have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Chop
      • West Chop [Dukes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Aquinnah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chop

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aquinnah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aquinnah.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aquinnah.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aquinnah. See our Newspapers Page for Aquinnah.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community located in Massachusetts

About Dukes County

About Massachusetts

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: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Dukes, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aquinnah.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aquinnah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aquinnah) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aquinnah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aquinnah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aquinnah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3433, Longitude: -70.8132    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 02 Jul 2020