The county of Nantucket is located in Massachusetts and was founded in 1641. There are 10,172 residents in Nantucket who have access to courthouses in Barnstable, Nantucket. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Massachusetts is part of the 1st federal circuit court as well.
There are 45,193 residents in Barnstable, which is 76.3 square miles and 37ft above sea level. It was settled in 1638 and is governed by a Council-manager city local government.
There are 10,172 residents in Nantucket, which is 105.3 square miles and 30ft above sea level. It was settled in 1641 and is governed by a Open town meeting local government.