Freetown, Massachusetts

Freetown: Town in Massachusetts


Freetown is a town located in the county of Bristol in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,870 and a population density of 232 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,432 inhabitants.

The town was created 365 years ago in 1658.

Freetown locator map
Location of Freetown on Massachusetts map.

Quick Facts about Freetown

Population : 9,432 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Bristol County
Area : 38.3 km2
Altitude : 164 feet / 50 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1659 (365 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:15:14 (19th July 2024)
Density : 246 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.96% (2010-2020)
Freetown Common  Assonet MA image
Freetown Common Assonet MA
Freetown Common  Assonet MA image


Freetown is located at 41°46'0"N 71°1'58"W (41.7667700, -71.0328200).

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The population of Freetown increased by 5.96% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,870 - census
2011 8,898 0.31% estimation process
2012 8,943 0.5% estimation process
2013 9,033 1% estimation process
2014 9,102 0.76% estimation process
2015 9,177 0.82% estimation process
2016 9,265 0.95% estimation process
2017 9,326 0.65% estimation process
2018 9,390 0.68% estimation process
2019 9,394 0.04% estimation process
2020 9,432 0.4% estimation process

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People born in Freetown (6)

People born in Freetown, including Massachusetts Democratic governor and Supreme Judicial Court associate justice Marcus Morton, colonialist Elijah Juckett, businessman Richard Borden, .


  • Samuel G. Hathaway (American politician) he was born in 18/07/1780
  • Simeon Borden (American civil engineer) he was born in 29/01/1798
  • William Rounseville Alger (American clergyman and poet; "Unitarian minister and author ... of comparative religious studies") he was born in 30/12/1822

Schools in Freetown

College & universities near Freetown, MA

Code Name City ZIP
165033 Bristol Community College Fall River (MA) 02720-7395

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Freetown, MA

Code Name Address Type
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL

Post offices near Freetown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Asson Post Office Assonet (MA) 02702

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Bristol County

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

City Name Population Title
New Bedford 95,517 The second most populous city in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Fall River 89,792 The most populous city in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Taunton 57,675 The most populous city in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
City of Taunton 55,874 The most populous city in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Attleboro 45,444 A city in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Easton 25,116 Town in the U.
Mansfield 24,539 Town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Norton 19,983 City in Massachusetts
Somerset 18,144 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Swansea 17,000 Town in Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts
Fairhaven 16,103 Town in Massachusetts
Westport 16,097 Town of the United States
Seekonk 15,851 Town in the United States
Head of Westport 14,809 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Raynham 14,560 Town in Massachusetts
Oxford 13,941 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Freetown distances to largest Massachusetts cities