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Mattapoisett is a charming town along the southern coast Massachusetts with a large harbor on Buzzards Bay. Its name is thought to come from the Wampanoag native word for "resting place". It is now a classic small coastal town.

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By car[edit]

Mattapoisett is on Interstate 195.

By boat[edit]

Get around[edit]


  • Mattapoisett Historical Museum, 5 Church St, +1 508 758-2844.
  • 1 Ned's Point Lighthouse, . Veteran's Memorial Park, This 39 foot stone lighthouse is at a great picnic spot overlooking the harbor. Tours available on summer Thursdays. Ned Point Light (Q6986072) on Wikidata Ned Point Light on Wikipedia
  • Summer Concerts at Shipyard Park.






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Routes through Mattapoisett
New BedfordFairhaven  W I-195.svg E  MarionWareham
New BedfordFairhaven  W US 6.svg E  MarionProvincetown

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