Belchertown Hampshire County, Massachusetts

Belchertown: City in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America

About

Belchertown is a city located in the county of Hampshire in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 14,649 and a population density of 264 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 15,103 inhabitants.

The city was created 290 years ago in 1730.

Belchertown Quick Facts

Population : 15,103 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Hampshire County
Postal code : 01007
Phone Area Codes : 413
Area : 55.4 km2
Altitude : 614 feet / 187 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1731 (290 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:38:31 (2nd December 2021)
Density : 273 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.01% (2010-2020)
Weather : 47℉ Chance Rain And Snow Showers 7-days weather
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Geography

Belchertown is located at 42°16'37"N 72°24'3"W (42.2770400, -72.4009200).

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Weather

Belchertown forecast: A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more

Demographics

The population of Belchertown increased by 3.01% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,649 - census
2011 14,744 0.64% estimation process
2012 14,789 0.3% estimation process
2013 14,801 0.08% estimation process
2014 14,811 0.07% estimation process
2015 14,847 0.24% estimation process
2016 14,949 0.68% estimation process
2017 15,056 0.71% estimation process
2018 15,076 0.13% estimation process
2019 15,098 0.15% estimation process
2020 15,103 0.03% estimation process

Belchertown zip code is 01007. County name: Hampshire, County fips: 25015

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Local Places in Belchertown

1 Belchertown Town Hall
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People born in Belchertown (11)

People born in Belchertown, including politician Addison G. Foster, First missionary to China Elijah Coleman Bridgman, dendrologist Francis A. Bartlett, you can see a list of people who born in Belchertown.

  • James Gilfillan (Treasurer of the United States) he was born in 25/04/1836
  • Mary F. Scranton (American female missionary) she was born in 09/12/1832
  • Porter Rockwell (United States Marshall) he was born in 28/06/1813
  • Samuel Brown (American pioneer and politician) he was born in 08/01/1804
  • William Rice he was born in 13/03/1788
  • Ellen Goodell Smith (American physician) she was born in 25/08/1835
  • Edward Hunt Phelps (American composer and newspaperman) he was born in 01/01/1842
  • Emma A Shumway (American teacher and botanical collector) she was born in 22/07/1849

Schools in Belchertown

College & universities near Belchertown, MA

Code Name City ZIP
166018 Hampshire College Amherst (MA) 01002-5001

Stations (32)

Amtrak & bus stations near Belchertown, MA

Code Name Address Type
AMM Amherst, Massachusetts 13 Railroad St. RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL
SPG Springfield Union Station 66 Lyman St. RAIL
GFD John W. Olver Transit Center 12 Olive Street RAIL
WNL Windsor Locks South Main St at Stanton Road RAIL

Post offices near Belchertown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Belchertown Post Office Belchertown (MA) 01007

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Hampshire County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hampshire County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Amherst 40,643 Town in Massachusetts
Northampton 28,362 County seat of Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Amherst Center 19,065 Census-designated place in Hampshire County, Massachusetts
South Hadley 17,539 City in Massachusetts
Easthampton 15,750 City in Massachusetts, United States of America
Ware 9,897 Town in Massachusetts, United States
North Amherst 6,819 Census-designated place in Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Granby 6,262 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Southampton 6,162 Human settlement in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Hadley 5,327 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
South Amherst 4,994 Village in the United States
Hatfield 3,243 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Williamsburg 2,462 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Huntington 2,159 Town in Massachusetts
Westhampton 1,630 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Pelham 1,305 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Belchertown distances to largest Massachusetts cities