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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Nantucket County, Massachusetts.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Nantucket County, Massachusetts, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map.

There are 4 properties listed on the National Register in the county, including 2 National Historic Landmarks. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

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This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Brant Point Light Station
Brant Point Light Station
September 28, 1987
(#87002029)
Brant Pt.
41°17′20″N 70°05′34″W / 41.288889°N 70.092778°W / 41.288889; -70.092778 (Brant Point Light Station)
Nantucket town 1856 lighthouse at the entrance to Nantucket Harbor
2 Jethro Coffin House
Jethro Coffin House
November 24, 1968
(#68000019)
Sunset Hill
41°17′15″N 70°06′25″W / 41.2875°N 70.106944°W / 41.2875; -70.106944 (Jethro Coffin House)
Nantucket town The oldest house on the island
3 Nantucket Historic District
Nantucket Historic District
November 13, 1966
(#66000772)
Nantucket Island
41°17′30″N 70°04′04″W / 41.291667°N 70.067778°W / 41.291667; -70.067778 (Nantucket Historic District)
Historic district encompassing the entire island, as well as the small islands of Tuckernuck and Muskeget.
4 Sankaty Head Light
Sankaty Head Light
October 15, 1987
(#87002028)
Sankaty Head, Nantucket Island
41°16′58″N 69°58′09″W / 41.282778°N 69.969167°W / 41.282778; -69.969167 (Sankaty Head Light)
Siasconset 1860 lighthouse at the eastern point of the island

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Nantucket Light
Nantucket Light
April 28, 1982
(#82005272)
1986

41°23′25″N 71°02′54″W / 41.390278°N 71.048333°W / 41.390278; -71.048333 (Nantucket Light)
Nantucket, Massachusetts The original toppled in a storm in March 1984; it was replaced with a replica in 1986
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