Truro is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Located two hours outside Boston, it is a summer vacation community just shy of the tip of Cape Cod.
It is named after Truro in Cornwall, United Kingdom. Its name among the natives of Cape Cod was Pamet or Payomet, a name that still refers to an area around the town center known as the Pamet Roads.
The population was 2,087 at the 2000 census. Truro is comprised of two villages: Truro and North Truro.
Truro also has beautiful beaches, such as the Ballston Beach shown on the picture.
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