Cheshire Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Cheshire: Town in Massachusetts

About

Cheshire is a town located in the county of Berkshire in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,235 and a population density of 45 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,105 inhabitants.

The town was created 256 years ago in 1765.

Cheshire Quick Facts

Population : 3,105 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Berkshire County
Postal code : 01225
Phone Area Codes : 413
Area : 71.3 km2
Altitude : 965 feet / 294 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1766 (256 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:31:28 (19th January 2022)
Density : 44 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.19% (2010-2020)
Weather : 36℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
Cheshire locator map
Location of Cheshire on Massachusetts map.
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Cheshire Reservoir MA
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Geography

Cheshire is located at 42°33'43"N 73°9'46"W (42.5620300, -73.1628800).

Cheshire map

Weather

Cheshire forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Cheshire decreased by 4.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,235 - census
2011 3,225 -0.31% estimation process
2012 3,227 0.06% estimation process
2013 3,214 -0.4% estimation process
2014 3,199 -0.47% estimation process
2015 3,176 -0.72% estimation process
2016 3,162 -0.44% estimation process
2017 3,156 -0.19% estimation process
2018 3,151 -0.16% estimation process
2019 3,129 -0.7% estimation process
2020 3,105 -0.77% estimation process

Cheshire zip code is 01225. County name: Berkshire, County fips: 25003

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People born in Cheshire (3)

People born in Cheshire, including gunsmith, inventor, and businessman, Smith & Wesson founder Horace Smith, civil engineer Elnathan Sweet, David Dunnels White, .

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Schools in Cheshire

College & universities near Cheshire, MA

Code Name City ZIP
419095 Charles H McCann Technical School North Adams (MA) 01247-3999

Stations (28)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cheshire, MA

Code Name Address Type
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
GFD John W. Olver Transit Center 12 Olive Street RAIL
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL
AMM Amherst, Massachusetts 13 Railroad St. RAIL

Post offices near Cheshire

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cheshir Post Office Cheshire (MA) 01225

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Berkshire County

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

City Name Population Title
Pittsfield 41,834 City in Massachusetts
North Adams 12,737 City in Massachusetts, United States
Adams 7,955 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Williamstown 7,631 Town in Massachusetts
Great Barrington 6,976 Town in Massachusetts
Dalton 6,479 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Lee 5,629 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Lenox 4,933 Town of Massachusetts, United States
Sheffield 3,112 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Lanesborough 2,925 City in Massachusetts, United States
Hinsdale 1,902 City in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Stockbridge 1,883 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Becket 1,707 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Otis 1,531 City in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
New Marlborough 1,450 Town in Massachusetts, USA
Richmond 1,410 Town in Massachusetts, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Cheshire distances to largest Massachusetts cities