5 Fun Facts about Living in Chatham

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Sure, Chatham is a great place to visit, but if you’ve ever considered a move to Cape Cod, Chatham has plenty to offer its residents, too. While it was a bit hard to narrow it down to just five, we easily came up with five fun facts about living in Chatham.

Beautiful Homes

To begin with, you’ll quickly discover that Chatham has some beautiful, large homes. Some of the most picturesque seaside homes are easy to see just by take a bike ride down Shore Road. Whether you have your eye on a pricey home by the beach, or a quaint Cape Cod-style home, you have some great options to choose from in Chatham.

Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

Living in Chatham provides plenty of time to enjoy the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge. This is great place to snap some family photos, plus take in some migratory birds, fish and wildlife without venturing far from home.

Fresh Seafood

Fresh seafood isn’t just for vacationers. If you live in Chatham, you can dive right into this local delight whenever you see fit. The fresh catch of the day is easy to spot as its offloaded from boats at Chatham Pier. You’re likely to spot some seals looking for a handout while you’re there.


While visitors mostly know about the Chatham Lighthouse, there are actually two lighthouses in Chatham. While less accessible than the first, Stage Harbor Lighthouse is a great example of a classic Cape Cod lighthouse. The best way to see it is to park at Hardings Beach and take a stroll through the sand.


Summer isn’t summer without baseball and living in Chatham means you have plenty of time to see the home team take the field. The Chatham Anglers play throughout the summer. While many players are locals, it’s likely many of them dream of someday playing in the majors, and you don’t have to wait to see them in action.

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