Gardner, Massachusetts

Gardner: City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States


Gardner is a city located in the county of Worcester in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,228 and a population density of 339 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,585 inhabitants.

The city was created 260 years ago in 1763.

Gardner locator map
Location of Gardner on Massachusetts map.

Quick Facts about Gardner

Population : 20,585 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Worcester County
Postal code : 01440
Area : 59.61 km2
Named for : Thomas Gardner
Altitude : 1,063 feet / 324 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1764 (260 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:01:42 (24th February 2024)
Density : 345 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.73% (2010-2020)
Central Street at Heywood Place  Gardner MA image
Central Street at Heywood Place Gardner MA
Central Street at Heywood Place  Gardner MA image


Gardner is located at 42°34'30"N 71°59'53"W (42.5750900, -71.9981300).

Gardner map


The population of Gardner increased by 1.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,228 - census
2011 20,223 -0.02% estimation process
2012 20,368 0.71% estimation process
2013 20,409 0.2% estimation process
2014 20,344 -0.32% estimation process
2015 20,519 0.85% estimation process
2016 20,539 0.1% estimation process
2017 20,636 0.47% estimation process
2018 20,672 0.17% estimation process
2019 20,683 0.05% estimation process
2020 20,585 -0.48% estimation process

Gardner zip code is 01440. County name: Worcester, County fips: 25027

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People born in Gardner (31)

People born in Gardner, including politician Jesse Paine Wolcott, Canadian politician Omer Léger, United States theologian Abner Kneeland, .


  • Barbara Richardson (First Lady of New Mexico) she was born in 25/03/1949
  • Bob Menne (professional golfer) he was born in 19/02/1942
  • Dawn George (American boxer) she was born in 30/04/1959
  • Frank Morze (American football player (1933-2006)) he was born in 21/03/1933
  • George Clinton Sweeney (United States federal judge) he was born in 23/07/1895
  • Harrison Cady (illustrator) he was born in 17/06/1877
  • Jacques Cesaire (Player of American football) he was born in 30/08/1980
  • Mark Gearan (former Director of the United States Peace Corps) he was born in 19/09/1956
  • Matt Griffin (American football coach) he was born in 09/05/1968
  • Norman Holmes Pearson (American literary critic) he was born in 13/04/1909
  • Paul Martin (American amputee athlete, Paralympian, speaker, and author) he was born in 21/06/1967
  • Porter Blanchard (American silversmith) he was born in 01/01/1886
  • Red Blanchard (American radi personality) he was born in 11/06/1920
  • Shawn Halloran (American football player) he was born in 23/04/1964
  • Thomas J. Campbell (American football player and coach, college athletics administrator (1886-1972)) he was born in 27/10/1886
  • Nicholas LaRoche (figure skater) he was born in 29/07/1983
  • Levi H. Greenwood (American politician) he was born in 22/12/1872
  • Jesse Parker Bancroft (American psychiatrist) he was born in 17/04/1815

Schools in Gardner

College & universities near Gardner, MA

Code Name City ZIP
166957 Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner (MA) 01440-1000
433040 Monty Tech Fitchburg (MA) 01420
165820 Fitchburg State University Fitchburg (MA) 01420-2697
476735 Alexander Academy Lunenburg (MA) 01462-0000
182795 Franklin Pierce University Rindge (NH) 03461-0060

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gardner, MA

Code Name Address Type
WOR Union Station 2 Washington Square RAIL
NSH Nashua, NH 8 North Southwood Drive BUS
AMM Amherst, Massachusetts 13 Railroad St. RAIL
GFD John W. Olver Transit Center 12 Olive Street RAIL
BRA Union Station 10 Vernon Rd RAIL

Post offices near Gardner

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gardner Post Office Gardner (MA) 01440
East Templeton Post Office East Templeton (MA) 01438
Templeton Post Office Templeton (MA) 01468
Baldwinvill Post Office Baldwinville (MA) 01436
Westminster Post Office Westminster (MA) 01473

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Worcester County

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

City Name Population Title
Worcester 184,570 The second most populous city in Massachusetts.
Leominster 41,548 The largest city in Worcester County, Massachusetts.
Fitchburg 40,310 The county seat of Worcester County, Massachusetts.
Shrewsbury 38,910 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Milford 28,965 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Holden 19,259 Town in Massachusetts
Grafton 19,082 Town in Massachusetts
Westborough 19,063 Town in Massachusetts
Webster 16,822 City in Massachusetts, US
Southbridge 16,788 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Auburn 16,701 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Northbridge 16,621 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Northborough 15,038 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Uxbridge 14,352 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts
Millbury 13,973 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Clinton 13,952 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Gardner distances to largest Massachusetts cities