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Yarmouth, the second oldest town on Cape Cod, was established in 1639. Three separate villages comprise Yarmouth, each with a distinctive character of its own - West Yarmouth, Yarmouthport and South Yarmouth.

Yarmouth, stretching to both the north and south sides of the Cape, offers 15 beautiful freshwater and saltwater beaches, historic country inns, antique and craft shops and fine restaurants.

Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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Outdoor activities abound with several golf courses, hiking and conservation trails and water-based activities of all sorts.

Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Yarmouth ranks high in climate, crime and proximity to nearest large city. Yarmouth ranks low in taxes, medical care and demographic diversity.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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