Location Profile

Nantucket, Massachusetts

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located on Nantucket, an island off the coast of Massachusetts. Founded in the 1900’s, the hospital has been a crucial part of the community and offers year-round care to the island’s residents. To continue their mission to provide quality care along with state-of-the-art medical facilities, the hospital is currently underway with an $89 million renovation. Once finished the facility will be 106,000 square feet and feature the latest in diagnostics, treatments, and therapies. Over 200 medical professionals currently work at the hospital.

Community Overview

An island off the coast of Massachusetts 30 miles from Cape Cod, Nantucket is the epitome of a 19th-century seaport town with its historic buildings and numerous beaches. The history of the island has been preserved through its architecture and historic sites making a quaint place to visit and live. There is no other place quite as magical as Nantucket Island. For years families have come to this summer destination as a vacation spot, but generations have also called it home. Nantucket residents and visitors can use the area transportation service to visit some of the local sites with ease. The thrill of the island continues with the local festivals such as the Daffodil Festival, the Cranberry Festival, Book Festival, and more.

Learn more about Nantucket at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


The Nantucket public school system currently features 4 schools on the island. Nantucket Elementary School features Pre K-2 and from there, students attend Nantucket Intermediate for grades 3-5. Next, they head to Cyrus Peirce Middle School for grades 6-8 grade followed by Nantucket High School for 9-12. The district also includes Nantucket Community School, an early education center that offers enrichment classes, summer camps, adult classes and more.

Click here to read more about public schools in Nantucket.
Click here to read about private schools in Nantucket.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Nantucket has been an artistic community for years and treasures the allure of the historic main street downtown. The island has maintained his vibe by banning chain stores, however, the local stores flourish and offer everything you could need. Browse the shops and boutiques for one-of-a-kind art, lovely gifts, books, and other interesting items. After you’ve gone through the island’s retail offerings, it’s time to explore this little slice of New England paradise. The island includes a great range of historical sites, recreational activities and unique museums. Stop by the Oldest House, which, true to its name, is the oldest house in Nantucket. Built in 1686, the property belonging to an ancestor of one of the island’s first settlers. Continue a trip through history by stopping by the Hose Cart House, a restored house that holds a 19th century hose, including some that withstood the Great Fire of 1846. Take in the local whaling history at the Whaling Museum and view the 46-foot sperm whale skeleton in this building housed in an 1847 candle factory. The Loines Observatory will offer stunning views of the Nantucket night skies while the Nantucket Aquarium lets you see the local sea life. You can also catch a movie at Nantucket’s Dreamland Nonprofit Film and Cultural Center or see a production, concert or local event. Last but not least, the whole island awaits you for fun recreation including nature, parks, and activities out on the water.

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Crime Rate

Safer than nearly 40% of the recent of the country, Nantucket is a city that’s safe for all. The community police force is driven to offer protection for all in the city, and offer proactive engagement with the residents with a Crimestoppers line and more.

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