Wellfleet

      town (township), Barnstable county, Massachusetts, U.S. It lies on the northeastern arm of Cape Cod (Cod, Cape), 12 miles (19 km) south-southeast of Provincetown. First settled about 1724, it was incorporated in 1763 and gained prominence in the 19th century as a fishing port, having from 1830 to 1870 a virtual monopoly of New England oystering. The name of the town may derive from “whale fleet” or from the Wallfleet oyster bed in Blackwater Bay, England. The town still has some fishing but mainly relies on a large summer tourist trade. Nearly two-thirds of the town's area is covered by sections of the Cape Cod National Seashore, and the Audubon Society maintains the extensive Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. At Marconi Beach in South Wellfleet village are the remains of the first U.S. transatlantic wireless station (1903). Area 20 square miles (52 square km). Pop. (1990) 2,493; (2000) 2,749.

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