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Vineyard Haven
Dukes County, Massachusetts


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Statistics & Facts

The Massachusetts state capital is Boston.
The population of Vineyard Haven is approximately 3,755 (2000), 2114 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,302 (1990), 984 (2010).
The amount of land area in Vineyard Haven is 3.237 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Vineyard Haven is 1.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.852 sq kilometers.
The distance from Vineyard Haven to Washington DC is 393 miles.
The distance to the Massachusetts state capital is 64 miles. (as the crow flies)
Vineyard Haven is positioned 41.45 degrees north of the equator and 70.60 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Vineyard Haven per capita income is $ 17,107 (2002).
Vineyard Haven median income is $ 37,318 (2000).
The Vineyard Haven median home price is $ 250,000 (2000).
Vineyard Haven average annual precipitation is 46.9 inches peryear.
Vineyard Haven average annual snowfall is 40.7 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 30.3 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 46.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 71.0 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 53.7 degrees F.


south of Cape Cod on Martha's Vineyard. Nearby communities include Oak Bluffs, West Chop, North Tisbury, Ocean Heights, and Edgartown. Nearby communities off-island are Woods Hole, Falmouth, Teaticket, East Falmouth and West Falmouth. Vineyard Haven is one of the down-Island towns, along with Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. The three up-Island towns are Aquinnah, Chilmark and West Tisbury. These are nautical terms referring to longitude on a map. To get to the island, you can come by sea or by air. There are no land routes, bridges or tunnels connecting the island to the mainland.
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History & History Related Items

Vineyard Haven is also known as Tisbury by locals.
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The Flying Horses Carousel
The oldest operating platform carousel in the country. It is also listed as a National Historic Landmark. The Carousel was built in 1876 and moved to Martha's Vineyard in 1884. It is located in nearby Oak Bluffs.
Phone: 508-693-9481

Seaman's Bethel Museum
110 Main Street
Vineyard Haven, MA
Phone: 508-693-9317
See Ship models, photographs and more. Please call ahead for hours of operation.

Learn much more about Martha's Vineyard at this informative site.
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Vineyard Haven City Government

Vineyard Haven has a Selectmen-Open Town Meeting form of government.

Vineyard Haven Chamber

Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce

Vineyard Haven Organizations

Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce

Vineyard Haven Libraries

Vineyard Haven Public Library
200 Main Street
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Phone: 508.696.4211

Vineyard Haven Schools

Martha's Vineyard Public Schools
RR 2, Box 261
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Phone: 508-693-2007 Vineyard Haven


The population of Vineyard Haven was:
1990 - 1,762
2000 - 3,755

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