Woods Hole is a census-designated place and village within the town of Falmouth in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, at the extreme southwest corner of Cape Cod, near the island of Martha's Vineyard, and is the site of two famous scientific institutions: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Marine Biological Laboratory. It is also the site of a United States Coast Guard station (The USCG Group Woods Hole (http://www.uscg.mil/d1/units/gruwh/)) and the terminus of a ferry route between the cape and Martha's Vineyard. The Steamship Authority (http://web1.steamshipauthority.com/ssa/) As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 925.
Web Sites and Links
Local Interest Page at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)Extensive links collection relevant to Woods Hole, MA.
Woods Hole, MassachusettsWoods Hole is a salty, sea spray village that brings the Nobel Laureate and the local fisherman together in harmony. It is a village of the past, with many seafaring tales, and it is a village of the future.