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Yarmouth

Yarmouth, resort town (1990 pop. 21,174), Barnstable co., SE Mass., on the south shore of Cape Cod; settled and inc. 1639. The main street of this residential town is lined with well-preserved old houses. Of special interest is the Thacher House (1680). The Yarmouth port is a historic district.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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