Falmouth, a post-township (town) of Barnstable co., Mass., is bounded on the S. by Vineyard Sound and on the W. by Buzzard's Bay. The village of Falmouth, a popular summer-resort, is on a branch of the New York, New Haven and Hartford R. and on the sea-coast, about 22 miles ESE. of New Bedford. It has a bank, academy, etc. Pop. about 1200 ; of the town in 1900, 3500. At Woods Hole are located a government fish-commission station and a biological laboratory and school.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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