Nonamesset Island

Nonamesset Island is the most easterly of the Elizabeth Islands of Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. The island has a land area of 1.398 km² (0.54 sq mi or 345.5 acres) and was uninhabited as of the 2000 census.[2] The island is part of the town of Gosnold, Massachusetts.

Nonamesset Island
Nonamesset Island is located in Massachusetts
Nonamesset Island
Nonamesset Island
Nonamesset Island is located in the United States
Nonamesset Island
Nonamesset Island
Coordinates41°30′30″N 70°41′13″W / 41.5084422°N 70.6869745°W / 41.5084422; -70.6869745Coordinates: 41°30′30″N 70°41′13″W / 41.5084422°N 70.6869745°W / 41.5084422; -70.6869745[1]
ArchipelagoElizabeth Islands
Total islands1
Area.54 sq mi (1.4 km2)
Highest elevation52 ft (15.8 m)
United States
CountyDukes County
The Elizabeth Islands
Islands listed in order from east to west:
Major Islands:
Nonamesset Uncatena Naushon Pasque Nashawena Penikese Cuttyhunk
Minor Islands:
Bachelor Baret Bull Cedar Gosnold Gull Rock Veckatimest Weepecket Islands

Painter Robert Swain Gifford was born on the island in 1840.[3]


  1. ^ "Nonamesset Island". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2018-08-20.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2020-03-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ David Bernard Dearinger; National Academy of Design (U.S.) (2004). Paintings and Sculpture in the Collection of the National Academy of Design: 1826–1925. Hudson Hills. pp. 20–. ISBN 978-1-55595-029-3.