Lancaster Worcester County, Massachusetts

Lancaster: Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States

About

Lancaster is a town located in the county of Worcester in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,055 and a population density of 286 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,857 inhabitants.

The town was created 379 years ago in 1642.

Lancaster Quick Facts

Population : 7,857 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Worcester County
Postal code : 01523
Area : 28.2 km2
Named for : Lancaster
Altitude : 299 feet / 91 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1643 (379 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:28:59 (16th May 2022)
Density : 279 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.52% (2010-2020)
Lancaster locator map
Location of Lancaster on Massachusetts map.
Bullfinch Church Lancaster image
Bullfinch Church Lancaster
Bullfinch Church Lancaster image

Geography

Lancaster is located at 42°27'20"N 71°40'23"W (42.4556500, -71.6731200). It has 2 neighbors: Clinton and Shirley.

Lancaster map

Lancaster has 2 neighbours.

  • Clinton town in Worcester County, Massachusetts
  • Shirley town in Massachusetts, United States

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lancaster decreased by 2.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,055 - census
2011 8,007 -0.6% estimation process
2012 8,083 0.94% estimation process
2013 7,990 -1.16% estimation process
2014 7,910 -1.01% estimation process
2015 7,953 0.54% estimation process
2016 8,025 0.9% estimation process
2017 8,132 1.32% estimation process
2018 8,070 -0.77% estimation process
2019 8,082 0.15% estimation process
2020 7,857 -2.86% estimation process

Lancaster zip code is 01523. County name: Worcester, County fips: 25027

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People born in Lancaster (18)

People born in Lancaster, including astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt, botanist, horticulturist and pioneer in agricultural science Luther Burbank, politician Ezra Butler, .

List

Schools in Lancaster

College & universities near Lancaster, MA

Code Name City ZIP
164535 Assabet Valley Regional Technical School Marlborough (MA) 01752

Stations (30)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lancaster, MA

Code Name Address Type
WOR Union Station 2 Washington Square RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
NSH Nashua, NH 8 North Southwood Drive BUS
WOB Anderson Regional Transportation Center 100 Atlantic Ave. RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL

Post offices near Lancaster

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lancaster Post Office Lancaster (MA) 01523

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Worcester County

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

City Name Population Title
Worcester 184,570 County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Leominster 41,548 City in Massachusetts
Fitchburg 40,310 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Shrewsbury 38,910 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Milford 28,965 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Gardner 20,585 City 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

Distance to Other Cities

Lancaster distances to largest Massachusetts cities