Welcome to Truro
Truro is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Located two hours outside Boston, it is a summer vacation community just shy of the tip of Cape Cod. It is named after Truro in Cornwall, United Kingdom. Its name among the natives of Cape Cod was Pamet or Payomet, a name that still refers to an area around the town center known as the Pamet Roads.
Following are three views of Truro's History; The first is from the modern perspective, the second from an 1890's perspective and the third from the Pamet Native American's perspective.
Population: 2,003 (2010 Census), Summer estimate: 15,000 - 20,000
Tax Rate: FY 2010: $5.39
Zip Codes: 02666, Truro and 02652, North Truro
Library: Truro Public Library
School: Truro Central School (PK-6)
Public Safety: Full-Time Police Department and a volunteer Fire and Rescue.
Beaches: Ballston, Beach Point, Coast Guard, Cold Storage, Corn Hill, Fisher, Great Hollow, Head of the Meadow, Longnook, and Ryder
News & Announcements
- CANDIDATES’ NIGHT, PRE-TOWN MEETING MEETING PUBLIC HEARING ON THE BUDGET INFORMATION ON WARRANT ARTICLES APRIL 10, 2017 STARTING AT 5:00 PM AT THE TRURO COMMUNITY CENTER
- CLOSING OF SHELLFISHING AREA
- Current 2017 Vacancies on Boards, Committees, and Commissions
- YEAR ROUND AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOMES WITH SECTION 8 RENTAL SUBSIDY
- Planning Board Notice of Public Hearing March 30, 2017-Accessory Dwelling Units