Welcome to Harwich
Harwich is located in the Lower Cape area of Cape Cod and shares its southern border with Nantucket Sound. Filled with New England charm, visitors have chosen Harwich as their vacation destination for over a century. The town is filled with charming neighborhoods that are scattered throughout its 33 square miles. With a population of 13,440, Harwich experiences a seasonal increase to roughly 37,000.
Harwich’s quaint villages include East Harwich, Harwich Center, Harwich Port, North Harwich, Pleasant Lake, South Harwich, and West Harwich. Each village has its own personality, architectural style, and history. Residences in Harwich are comprised of beautiful homes and estates, modest homes serving as year-round or manageable summer get-aways, luxury condominiums near the shore, and modest condos scattered throughout town in a wide assortment of price points.
Incorporated in 1694, the area has long been tied to fishing and other industries relying on the sea. The town offers a vast assortment of recreational activities that run from relaxing at the beach with a good book to sport fishing. With easy access to Allen Harbor, Wychmere Harbor, and Saquatucket Harbor, getting out on the water in your own boat or charter is a breeze. Other notable activities include strolling the downtown shops, galleries, and restaurants, hiking the plentiful trails, and riding on the bike path that runs through town.
Come see for yourself why so many people have chosen Harwich to purchase their year-round or vacation home.