Truro Community Links & Resources

Since it was settled in 1697, the town of Truro has had many names including its original name Payomet or Pamet after the Native Americans who lived in the area. By 1705 the town was know as Dangerfield a reference to the abundance of maritime accidents off the towns dangerous waters. In 1709, the name Truroe, after a Cornish town, was settled on. Not only does Truro share the same wonderful beaches as the other Outer Cape towns, but it is also home to the Cape's oldest lighthouse, Cape Cod (or Highland) Light.

Interesting Sites: Cape Cod National Seashore, Highland (Cape Cod) Lighthouse & Historical Museum, Payomet Performing Arts, Truro Center for the Arts.

Fun Festival: Truro Treasures Weekend, each year in September.

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Town Services

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Houses of Worship

  • First Congregational Parish of Truro
  • Christian Union Church

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Call Jane at 508-221-7283