Nantucket is a small island located about 30 miles south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Nantucket covers a total area of about 273 sq. miles with an elevation of about 30 ft above the ground level. Most of the local inhabitants are primarily engaged with the education sector. Some are also involved in tourism, transportation and trade. There are a number of historical buildings listed on the National Register of Historical Places. They are some of the key visiting spots for the tourists in the area.