Onset Island (Massachusetts)

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Onset Island
Country United States
State Massachusetts
Municipality Wareham
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Coordinates 41°44′00″N 70°38′33″W / 41.7334384°N 70.6425322°W / 41.7334384; -70.6425322Coordinates: 41°44′00″N 70°38′33″W / 41.7334384°N 70.6425322°W / 41.7334384; -70.6425322
Length .2 mi (0 km)
Area 0.01875 sq mi (0 km2)
Easiest access Private boat
GNIS feature ID 615550

Onset Island is a small island located at the western end of the Cape Cod Canal in the Town of Wareham, near Onset, Massachusetts. It is accessible by private boat. Approximately fifty families have summer homes on the island.

Generally, one needs to be a homeowner, a guest of a homeowner, or someone who has rented a cottage from a homeowner, to visit the island.[1]

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  1. ^ Estrella, John (1996-05-26). "Treasured islands". The Standard-Times. Ottaway Newspapers, Inc. 

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