Amesbury, Massachusetts

Amesbury: City in Massachusetts


Amesbury is a city located in the county of Essex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,283 and a population density of 459 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,537 inhabitants.

The city was created 382 years ago in 1641.

Amesbury locator map
Location of Amesbury on Massachusetts map.

Quick Facts about Amesbury

Population : 17,537 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Essex County
Postal code : 01913
Area : 35.5 km2
Altitude : 49 feet / 15 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1642 (382 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 19:55:50 (20th April 2024)
Density : 494 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.15% (2010-2020)
Amesbury Town Hall image
Amesbury Town Hall
Amesbury Town Hall image


Amesbury is located at 42°51'30"N 70°55'48"W (42.8584200, -70.9300500).

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The population of Amesbury increased by 7.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,283 - census
2011 16,429 0.89% estimation process
2012 16,535 0.64% estimation process
2013 16,738 1.21% estimation process
2014 17,224 2.82% estimation process
2015 17,287 0.36% estimation process
2016 17,327 0.23% estimation process
2017 17,459 0.76% estimation process
2018 17,510 0.29% estimation process
2019 17,532 0.13% estimation process
2020 17,537 0.03% estimation process

Amesbury zip code is 01913. County name: Essex, County fips: 25009

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People born in Amesbury (22)

People born in Amesbury, including politician Daniel Blaisdell, actor Jeffrey Donovan, physician and judge, signatory of the Declaration of Independence Josiah Bartlett, .


  • Paine Wingate (American politician (1739-1838)) he was born in 14/05/1739
  • Don Matthews (American and Canadian football player and coach (1939-2017)) he was born in 22/06/1939
  • Amanda Merrill (American politician) she was born in 09/05/1951
  • Brian Lees (politician in Massachusetts, US) he was born in 25/07/1953
  • Charles Harold Davis (American artist (1856-1933)) he was born in 07/01/1856
  • Dylan Ferguson (American freestyle skier) he was born in 10/08/1988
  • James Hackett (American shipbuilder) he was born in 01/01/1739
  • Jimmy Bannon (Baseball player and coach) he was born in 05/05/1871
  • Pat Crisham (American baseball player) he was born in 04/06/1877
  • Tom Bannon (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 08/05/1869
  • Wayne Lucier (American football player) he was born in 05/12/1979
  • William A. Paine (American stockbroker) he was born in 29/01/1855
  • Myles Moylan (American Army officer) he was born in 17/12/1838
  • William Ezra Worthen (American civil engineer) he was born in 14/03/1819
  • George E. McNeill he was born in 04/08/1836
  • Jenny H. Stickney (American author and editor) she was born in 09/09/1840
  • Katharine Elizabeth O'Brien (American mathematician, musician and poet) she was born in 10/04/1901
  • Emmanuel-Arthur Doucet (American-Canadian architect) he was born in 16/09/1888

Schools in Amesbury

College & universities near Amesbury, MA

Code Name City ZIP
167376 Northern Essex Community College Haverhill (MA) 01830-2399

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near Amesbury, MA

Code Name Address Type
NBT Newburyport, Massachusetts 90 Storey Avenue BUS
EXR Exeter station 60 Lincoln Street RAIL
HHL Haverhill station Washington Street at Railroad Square RAIL
PTS Portsmouth, New Hampshire 185 Grafton Drive BUS
DHM Durham–UNH station 3 Depot Road RAIL

Post offices near Amesbury

Post Office Name City ZIP
Amesbury Post Office Amesbury (MA) 01913

Other cities in Essex County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Essex County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Lynn 94,539 The third most populous city in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Lawrence 80,007 The third most populous city in Massachusetts.
Haverhill 64,098 The most populous city in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Peabody 53,063 A city in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Methuen 50,910 The most populous city in Essex County, Massachusetts.
South Peabody 50,293 A census-designated place in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Salem 43,581 The capital of Massachusetts.
Beverly 42,242 A city in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Beverly Cove 40,365 A census-designated place in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.
Andover 36,554 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
North Andover 31,460 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Gloucester 30,539 City on Cape Ann in Essex County, Massachusetts, in the United States
Saugus 28,542 Town in Massachusetts
Danvers 27,571 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Marblehead 20,551 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Newburyport 18,495 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Amesbury distances to largest Massachusetts cities