Marblehead, Massachusetts

Marblehead: Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States


Marblehead is a town located in the county of Essex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,808 and a population density of 391 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,551 inhabitants.

The town was created 394 years ago in 1628.

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Location of Marblehead on Massachusetts map.

Quick Facts about Marblehead

Population : 20,551 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Essex County
Postal code : 01945
Area : 50.7 km2
Altitude : 66 feet / 20 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1629 (394 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:30:27 (29th November 2023)
Density : 405 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.62% (2010-2020)
Weather : 39℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
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Marblehead is located at 42°30'0"N 70°51'28"W (42.5001000, -70.8578300).

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Marblehead forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Southwest wind around 12 mph. more


The population of Marblehead increased by 3.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,808 - census
2011 19,980 0.86% estimation process
2012 20,117 0.68% estimation process
2013 20,253 0.67% estimation process
2014 20,358 0.52% estimation process
2015 20,422 0.31% estimation process
2016 20,455 0.16% estimation process
2017 20,542 0.42% estimation process
2018 20,573 0.15% estimation process
2019 20,555 -0.09% estimation process
2020 20,551 -0.02% estimation process

Marblehead zip code is 01945. County name: Essex, County fips: 25009

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People born in Marblehead (53)

People born in Marblehead, including politician William Reed, US diplomat and vice president; Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry, actress Estelle Parsons, .


Schools in Marblehead

College & universities near Marblehead, MA

Code Name City ZIP
167729 Salem State University Salem (MA) 01970
165699 Endicott College Beverly (MA) 01915
166911 Montserrat College of Art Beverly (MA) 01915-4508
165936 Gordon College Wenham (MA) 01984
167312 North Shore Community College Danvers (MA) 01923-0840

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Marblehead, MA

Code Name Address Type
BON North Station 100 Legends Way RAIL
WOB Anderson Regional Transportation Center 100 Atlantic Ave. RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
NBT Newburyport, Massachusetts 90 Storey Avenue BUS

Post offices near Marblehead

Post Office Name City ZIP
Marblehead Post Office Marblehead (MA) 01945
Salem Post Office Salem (MA) 01970
Beverly Post Office Beverly (MA) 01915
Wallis Str Post Office Peabody (MA) 01960
Swam Post Office Swampscott (MA) 01907

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Essex County

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

City Name Population Title
Lynn 94,539 The third most populous city in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Lawrence 80,007 The third most populous city in Massachusetts.
Haverhill 64,098 The most populous city in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Peabody 53,063 A city in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Methuen 50,910 The most populous city in Essex County, Massachusetts.
South Peabody 50,293 A census-designated place in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Salem 43,581 The capital of Massachusetts.
Beverly 42,242 A city in Essex County, Massachusetts.
Beverly Cove 40,365 A census-designated place in Barnstable County, Massachusetts.
Andover 36,554 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
North Andover 31,460 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Gloucester 30,539 City on Cape Ann in Essex County, Massachusetts, in the United States
Saugus 28,542 Town in Massachusetts
Danvers 27,571 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Newburyport 18,495 City in Massachusetts
Amesbury 17,537 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Marblehead distances to largest Massachusetts cities