Boston , Suffolk County, Massachusetts

City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States

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About

Boston is a city located in the county of Suffolk in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. In the 2010 census it had a population of 617,594 inhabitants. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 692,600 inhabitants.

The city was created 390 years ago in 1630.

The city has a total area of 89,630,009.50 square miles (232140634 km2).

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Boston, MA Quick Facts

Population : 692,600 (2019)
Country : Province of Massachusetts Bay
State : Massachusetts
County : Suffolk County
Different from : Boston
Head of government : Mayor of Boston
Twitter username : CityOfBoston
Postal code : 02150
Phone Area Codes : 617
Area : 232140634 km2
Official name : Boston
Has part : Emerald Necklace
Continent : North America
Legislative body : Boston City Council
Named for : Boston
Altitude : 141 feet / 43 meters
Capital city : Boston is capital of Suffolk County
Establishment : September 09, 1630 (390 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 23:57:35 (11th April 2021)
Zip Code : 02108
Population growth : 10.83% (2010-2019)

  • Thomas Menino , 53 2014 1993-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Marty Walsh , 2014-01-06T00:00:00Z

Boston, MA has 14 neighbors .

  • Revere city in Massachusetts
  • Brookline town in Massachusetts, United States
  • Cambridge city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
  • Chelsea city in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
  • Dedham town in Massachusetts
  • Everett city in Massachusetts
  • Milton town in Massachusetts
  • Needham town in Massachusetts
  • Newton city in Massachusetts, United States
  • Quincy city in Massachusetts
  • Somerville city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
  • Watertown city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
  • Winthrop city in Massachusetts
  • Chestnut Hill

Year Population Method
1722 10,567 project management estimation
1765 15,520 project management estimation
1790 18,320 project management estimation
1800 24,937 project management estimation
1810 33,787 project management estimation
1820 43,298 project management estimation
1830 61,392 project management estimation
1840 93,383 project management estimation
1850 136,881 project management estimation
1860 177,840 project management estimation
1870 250,526 project management estimation
1880 362,839 project management estimation
1890 448,477 project management estimation
1900 560,892 project management estimation
1910 670,585 project management estimation
1920 748,060 project management estimation
1930 781,188 project management estimation
1940 770,816 project management estimation
1950 801,444 project management estimation
1960 697,197 project management estimation
1970 641,071 project management estimation
1980 562,994 project management estimation
1990 574,283 project management estimation
2000 589,141 project management estimation
2010 617,594 census
2011 630,505 estimation process
2012 642,955 estimation process
2013 653,002 estimation process
2014 662,855 estimation process
2015 670,491 estimation process
2016 679,848 estimation process
2017 687,788 estimation process
2018 691,147 estimation process
2019 692,600 estimation process

The population of Boston increased by 10.83% in 9 years.

Boston, MA zip code is 02108. County name: Suffolk, County fips: 25025

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People born in Boston, MA (200)

Many people were born here, including poet, writer Paul-Henri Campbell, singer Iyeoka Okoawo, German composer, pianist and conductor Wilhelm Berger, you can see a list of people who born in Boston, MA.

Other cities in Suffolk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Suffolk County , MA.

City Name Population Title
Revere 53,073 City in Massachusetts
City of Revere 53,073 City in Massachusetts
Chelsea 39,690 City in Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Winthrop 18,544 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Boston, MA distances to biggest Massachusetts cities

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