Directions

The Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment and County Water Quality Laboratory are located in the Barnstable County Complex at 3195 Main Street, Barnstable.

From the North:
Route 3 South to the Sagamore Rotary. Proceed over the Sagamore Bridge to Route 6 East (Mid-Cape Highway). Follow Route 6 East for 12 miles to Exit 6 (Route 132, Barnstable/Hyannis). Down the exit ramp BEAR RIGHT onto Route 132 South. Follow Route 132 South 7/10th of a mile; turn
LEFT onto Attucks Way (formerly Old Route 132) and proceed 6/10ths of a mile to the stop light. Turn LEFT at the stop light onto Phinney’s Lane and proceed 1.7 miles to the next stop light at Main Street, Route 6A, Barnstable Village. Turn LEFT onto Main Street and proceed approximately 2/10 of a mile to the Superior Courthouse on the left. Turn LEFT into the driveway at the courthouse and proceed to the top of the hill (see map below).

From the West and Central:
Route I-195 East to I-25 South to the Bourne Bridge; over the Bourne Bridge to the Rotary. Go ¾ around the Bourne Rotary to Sandwich Road (IHOP should be on your left). Follow Sandwich Road to the stop light; bear RIGHT at the stop light to access Route 6 East (Mid-Cape Highway). Take Route 6 East to Exit 6 (Route 132, Barnstable/Hyannis). Down the exit ramp BEAR RIGHT onto Route 132 South. Follow Route 132 South 7/10th of a mile; turn LEFT onto AttucksWay (formerly Old Route 132) and proceed 6/10ths of a mile to the stop light. Turn LEFT at the stop light onto Phinney’s Lane and proceed 1.7 miles to the next stop light at Main Street, Route 6A, Barnstable Village. Turn LEFT onto Main Street and proceed approximately 2/10 of a mile to the Superior Courthouse on the left. Turn LEFT into the driveway at the courthouse and proceed to the top of the hill (see map below).

At the complex:
The Health Department is located at the back of the Barnstable County Complex atop the hill in the old County Jail building (Blue H). Parking is located in front of the building (Green P).

The Water Quality Lab is located at the front of the Barnstable County Complex in the Superior Courthouse (Red L) lower level. Speak with the security guard in the entryway for directions.

Water samples are to be dropped off at the lab.