Lancaster Worcester County, Massachusetts

Lancaster: Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States

Lancaster locator map
Location of Lancaster on Massachusetts map.

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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 8,082 inhabitants.

The town was created 378 years ago in 1642.

Geography

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

Bullfinch Church Lancaster image
Bullfinch Church Lancaster
Bullfinch Church Lancaster image

Lancaster map

Lancaster Quick Facts

Population : 8,082 (2019)
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 (378 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 03:40:29 (25th June 2021)
Density : 287 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.33% (2010-2019)

Lancaster has 2 neighbours.

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

Demographics

The population of Lancaster increased by 0.33% in 9 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

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, you can see a list of people who born in Lancaster.

Schools

College & universities near Lancaster

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

Stations (30)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lancaster

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

Other places with the same name (14)

Other cities in Worcester County

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

City Name Population Title
Worcester 185,428 County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Leominster 41,716 City in Massachusetts
Fitchburg 40,638 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Shrewsbury 38,526 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Milford 29,101 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Gardner 20,683 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Holden 19,303 Town in Massachusetts
Westborough 19,144 Town in Massachusetts
Grafton 18,883 Town in Massachusetts
Webster 16,949 City in Massachusetts, US
Southbridge 16,878 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Auburn 16,766 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Northbridge 16,679 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Northborough 15,109 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Uxbridge 14,195 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts
Clinton 14,000 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Lancaster distances to largest Massachusetts cities

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