Lancaster: Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
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 380 years ago in 1642.
Quick Facts about Lancaster
|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 (380 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||Eastern Time Zone|
|Local time :||18:05:18 (2nd October 2023)|
|Density :||279 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-2.52% (2010-2020)|
According to census records, the population of Lancaster decreased by 2.52% in 10 years.
People born in Lancaster (18)
- Caroline Lee Hentz (American author and educator) she was born in 01/06/1800
- Charles Frederick Chandler (American chemist) he was born in 06/12/1836
- Edward E. Willard (American politician) he was born in 25/09/1862
- Frank Bancroft (US manager in Major League Baseball (1846-1921)) he was born in 09/05/1846
- Hannah Flagg Gould (American writer) she was born in 03/09/1788
- James Allen (highwayman, born 1809) he was born in 01/01/1900
- Nathaniel Thayer, Jr. (American businessman) he was born in 11/09/1808
- Samuel Willard (American physician) he was born in 13/04/1748
- Julia Abigail Fletcher Carney (American writer) she was born in 06/04/1823
- Herman Vandenburg Ames (American author and academic) he was born in 07/08/1865
- James C. Carter (American lawyer) he was born in 01/01/1827
- Steve Kerrigan (American politician) he was born in 17/09/1971
- Henry Whiting ((1788-1851) American soldier) he was born in 28/11/1788
- Benjamin Apthorp Gould (American classical philologist) he was born in 15/06/1787
- Charles A. Jewett (American engraver) he was born in 01/01/1816
Schools in Lancaster
College & universities near Lancaster, MA
|164535||Assabet Valley Regional Technical School||Marlborough (MA)||01752|
Amtrak & bus stations near Lancaster, MA
|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)
- Lancaster , California The most populous city in Los Angeles County, California. It is located in the Antelope Valley in southern California. Lancaster is known for its many aerospace companies, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Antelope Valley College Planetarium and the Lancaster Museum of Art & History. with a population of 155,822 people.
- Lancaster , Ohio The county seat of Fairfield County, Ohio. It is located in the central part of the state. Lancaster is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Lancaster Historical Society and the Lancaster Museum of Art. with a population of 40,932 people.
- Lancaster , Texas city in Dallas County, Texas, United States with a population of 39,265 people.
- Lancaster , Pennsylvania city in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 17,106 people.
- Lancaster , New York town in Erie County, New York with a population of 10,064 people.
- Lancaster , South Carolina city in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 9,156 people.
- Lancaster , Kentucky city in and seat of Garrard County, Kentucky, United States with a population of 3,840 people.
- Lancaster , Wisconsin city in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 3,700 people.
- Lancaster , New Hampshire town in New Hampshire, United States with a population of 3,234 people.
- Lancaster , Indiana township in Wells County, Indiana with a population of 1,494 people.
- Lancaster , Illinois city in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 1,411 people.
- Lancaster , Missouri city in Schuyler County, Missouri, United States with a population of 744 people.
- Lancaster , Minnesota city in Kittson County, Minnesota with a population of 327 people.
- Lancaster , Kansas city in Kansas, U.S. with a population of 282 people.
Other cities in Worcester County
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Worcester County , MA. (more)
|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|
|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