Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Greenfield: City in Massachusetts, United States; county seat of Franklin County

About

Greenfield is a city located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 17,456. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,241 inhabitants.

The city was created 336 years ago in 1685.

Quick Facts about Greenfield

Population : 17,241 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Franklin County
Postal code : 01301
Phone Area Codes : 413
Area : 56700000 km2
Altitude : 249 feet / 76 meters
Capital city : Greenfield is capital of Franklin County
Establishment : January 01, 1686 (336 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:55:53 (6th December 2022)
Population growth : -1.25% (2010-2020)
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Location of Greenfield on Massachusetts map.
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Geography

Greenfield is located at 42°35'15"N 72°35'58"W (42.5875900, -72.5995300).

Greenfield map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Greenfield decreased by 1.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,456 - census
2011 17,605 0.85% estimation process
2012 17,632 0.15% estimation process
2013 17,486 -0.83% estimation process
2014 17,602 0.66% estimation process
2015 17,431 -0.98% estimation process
2016 17,421 -0.06% estimation process
2017 17,384 -0.21% estimation process
2018 17,379 -0.03% estimation process
2019 17,258 -0.7% estimation process
2020 17,241 -0.1% estimation process

Greenfield zip code is 01301. County name: Franklin, County fips: 25011

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People born in Greenfield (39)

People born in Greenfield, including transcendentalist community founder George Ripley, singer Nicco, organist and composer Clarence Eddy, .

List

  • Herbert Huncke (Subculture icon, writer, poet) he was born in 09/01/1915
  • George Grennell, Jr. (American politician (1786-1877)) he was born in 25/12/1786
  • Henry Wilson (American composer (1828-1878)) he was born in 02/12/1828
  • John E. Russell (American politician (1834-1903)) he was born in 20/01/1834
  • Howard E. Bigelow (American mycologist (1923-1987)) he was born in 28/06/1923
  • Charles Pomeroy Stone (Union Army general) he was born in 30/09/1824
  • Peter Bergeron (American baseball player) he was born in 09/11/1977
  • Ted Sears (American animator (1900-1958)) he was born in 13/03/1900
  • Herbert Abrams (American painter and portrait artist) he was born in 20/03/1920
  • Penn Jillette (American magician) he was born in 05/03/1955
  • Charles Allen (American lawyer and judge) he was born in 17/04/1827
  • Dave Wissman (American baseball player) he was born in 17/02/1941
  • David Tilden Brown (American psychiatrist and explorer) he was born in 11/08/1823
  • Fred Wallner (American football player (1928-1999)) he was born in 12/04/1928
  • Jake Lacy (American actor) he was born in 14/02/1985
  • Margaret Howe (American squash player) she was born in 02/05/1897
  • Miranda Brown (American musician) she was born in 21/08/1976
  • Rufus Saxton (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient and Union Army general) he was born in 19/10/1824

Schools in Greenfield

College & universities near Greenfield, MA

Code Name City ZIP
165981 Greenfield Community College Greenfield (MA) 01301-9739

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Greenfield, MA

Code Name Address Type
GFD John W. Olver Transit Center 12 Olive Street RAIL
AMM Amherst, Massachusetts 13 Railroad St. RAIL
BRA Union Station 10 Vernon Rd RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL
SPG Springfield Union Station 66 Lyman St. RAIL

Post offices near Greenfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Greenfield Post Office Greenfield (MA) 01301

Other places with the same name (17)

Other cities in Franklin County

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

City Name Population Title
Montague 8,203 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Orange 7,581 Town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States
Deerfield 5,049 Town in Massachusetts
Turners Falls 4,470 Census-designated place in Franklin County, Massachusetts
Sunderland 3,634 Town in Massachusetts
Northfield 2,958 Town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States
Bernardston 2,089 City in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States of America
South Deerfield 1,880 Census-designated place in Franklin County, Massachusetts
Conway 1,875 Town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Buckland 1,851 City in Alaska, USA
Shelburne 1,840 Human settlement in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Leverett 1,836 Town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States
Shutesbury 1,753 Town in Massachusetts
Erving 1,749 Town of the United States
Shelburne Falls 1,731 Census-designated place in Franklin County, Massachusetts
Ashfield 1,720 Town in Massachusetts, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Greenfield distances to largest Massachusetts cities