Your Guide to Falmouth
Things to do in Falmouth
Beaches – There are several beautiful beaches in Falmouth. Find everything you need to know about Falmouth beaches here
- Falmouth Beach sticker information: Falmouth Beach Stickers
- All Cape Cod beach stickers for residents and visitors: http://www.capecodbeachstickers.com
Biking / Bike Trail – The Shining Sea Bike Trail is a beautiful, paved trail running just over 10 miles from North Falmouth to Woods Hole.
- Rent a bicycle from Corner Cycle , which is just a short walk from downtown Falmouth.
Dog Park – The Falmouth Dog Park is located at 257 Brick Kiln Road, East Falmouth 02536.
Job-Seekers in Falmouth
Finding Housing in Falmouth
Whether you are looking for permanent or seasonal housing in Falmouth, these resources will help.
Local Links: Town Services
Falmouth Service Center: Since 1983, the Falmouth Service Center has worked hand in hand with the community to educate, support, and improve the quality of life of Upper Cape residents in need. Individuals, schools, organizations, and the faith community contribute not only financial donations but also food, clothing, and other necessary goods to the Falmouth Service Center.
The Local History Collection is one of Falmouth Public Library’s four special collections. Located in the Lemcke Reference Room and partially online, the collection contains a variety of materials to aid the researcher and casual reader interested in the history of Falmouth and Cape Cod. Highlights are listed below. A reference librarian would be happy to show you more.
Annual Town Reports, 1873- present (online from 1873 – 1962)
Blue Books, 1908 – 1937 (various years) “Containing lists of the summer residents of the principal resorts along the South Shore … including the Falmouths [sic] …” (The South Shore Blue Book, 1908)
The Boston Globe online from 1980 – present
Cape Cod Standard Times on microfilm from October 19, 1936 – September 1, 1975
Falmouth High School Yearbooks, 1931 – present (nearly complete set)
Log of Voyage on the ship Samar 1876-1877
Sanborn Fire Insurance maps of Falmouth 1901, 1906, 1914, 1923, January 1930 – September 1942
The Book of Falmouth, a tricentennial celebration, 1686-1986 edited by Mary Lou Smith (1986)
History of Barnstable County, Massachusetts, edited by Simeon L. Deyo (1890)
The Names of Cape Cod by Eugene Green, William Sachse and Brian McCauley
Other Special Collections
Katharine Lee Bates Books
Robert C. Hunt Postcards