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Aquinnah, Massachusetts

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Welcome to Aquinnah ...

The Aquinnah is located on Martha's Vineyard.

Aquinnah is located in Dukes County.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), the Aquinnah had a population of 311 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

Area codes for Aquinnah: (508) & (774)<3>

Population Details ...

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

Communities near Aquinnah ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Aquinnah and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Christian Town   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cuttyhunk   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Edgartown   [Map]   4,286   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Falmouth   [Map]   31,473   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gosnold   [Map]   77   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oak Bluffs   [Map]   4,655   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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 ...

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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.

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aquinnah.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aquinnah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Aquinnah.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Aquinnah. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aquinnah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aquinnah. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3433, Longitude: -70.8132     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Aquinnah.