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Nantucket Island Facts

button  Year 2000 Population 9,520 Year Round Residents

button  Population increased 58.3% between 1990 and 2000

button  Summer Population swells to 60,000+

button  There are no campgrounds on Nantucket (not allowed)

button  Land Area 48 square miles

button  Approximately 3.5 miles wide by 14 miles long

button  Latitude N41°16'39" Longitude W70°06'10"

button  25 miles SSE of Hyannis, Massachusetts

button  There are no traffic lights on the island

button  There are no fast food chains on the island

button  There is a significant deer population on the island

button  The island has one newspaper (The Beacon and The Independent are gone)

button  The NRTA provides island wide seasonal fixed route bus service

button  ACK - FAA call letters for the airport taken from the original airstrip called "Ackerman Field"

button  The average home price (2007) was almost 3 million dollars

button  Nantucket has suffered significant erosion in recent years


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