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Dukes County, Massachusetts

 

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 Cities and towns

Aquinnah (formerly Gay Head)
Chilmark
Menemsha (a village of Chilmark)
Edgartown
Chappaquiddick Island (the small "island" connected to the main island is part of Edgartown)
Gosnold
Cuttyhunk (a village of Gosnold)
Oak Bluffs
Tisbury
Vineyard Haven (a village of Tisbury)
West Tisbury


Official County Site
http://www.dukescounty.org/Pages/index

 

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History

The county seat of Dukes County is Edgartown. The county consists of the island of Martha's Vineyard, and the Elizabeth Islands (including Cuttyhunk). It was originally established as Dukes County, New York on November 1, 1683, and was transferred to Massachusetts and divided so that Nantucket Island became Nantucket County, Massachusetts on October 7, 1691.

 

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Adjacent Counties

Barnstable County (north)

 

 

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