The Wampanoag Indians described the harbor
and surrounding areas as "Mattapoisett- A place of rest"
Mattapoisett is a pleasant New England coastal town, with a large harbor on Buzzard"s Bay. Covering an area of 17.5 square miles, the town offers a wide range of living conditions varying from waterfront residences and colonial village homes to unique suburban developments and farm residences.
The Town Hall is located at 16 Main St. in the heart of the Village.