Petersham, Massachusetts

Petersham: Town in Massachusetts

About

Petersham is a town located in the county of Worcester in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,234 and a population density of 18 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,237 inhabitants.

Petersham locator map
Location of Petersham on Massachusetts map.

Quick Facts about Petersham

Population : 1,237 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Worcester County
Different from : Petersham
Postal code : 01366
Area : 68.3 km2
Altitude : 1,079 feet / 329 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:30:38 (29th February 2024)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.24% (2010-2020)
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First Congregational Parish Unitarian Petersham MA
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Geography

Petersham is located at 42°29'15"N 72°11'13"W (42.4875900, -72.1870300).

Petersham map

Demographics

The population of Petersham increased by 0.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,234 - census
2011 1,246 0.96% estimation process
2012 1,249 0.24% estimation process
2013 1,251 0.16% estimation process
2014 1,250 -0.08% estimation process
2015 1,250 0% estimation process
2016 1,251 0.08% estimation process
2017 1,255 0.32% estimation process
2018 1,255 0% estimation process
2019 1,250 -0.4% estimation process
2020 1,237 -1.05% estimation process

Petersham zip code is 01366. County name: Worcester, County fips: 25027

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People born in Petersham (8)

People born in Petersham, including physician Austin Flint I, politician Lewis Bigelow, General President of the Relief Society Emmeline B. Wells, .

List

  • Jonas H. Howe (American politician) he was born in 28/04/1821
  • Jonas Howe (American politician) he was born in 15/07/1786
  • Solomon Willard (American artist) he was born in 26/06/1783
  • William Austin Burt (American politician) he was born in 13/06/1792
  • Nathaniel Chandler he was born in 06/10/1773

Schools in Petersham

College & universities near Petersham, MA

Code Name City ZIP
166957 Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner (MA) 01440-1000
164492 Anna Maria College Paxton (MA) 01612-1198
433040 Monty Tech Fitchburg (MA) 01420
164465 Amherst College Amherst (MA) 01002-5000
166629 University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst (MA) 01003

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near Petersham, MA

Code Name Address Type
AMM Amherst, Massachusetts 13 Railroad St. RAIL
GFD John W. Olver Transit Center 12 Olive Street RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL
WOR Union Station 2 Washington Square RAIL
BRA Union Station 10 Vernon Rd RAIL

Post offices near Petersham

Post Office Name City ZIP
Petersham Post Office Petersham (MA) 01366
Barr Post Office Barre (MA) 01005
Athol Post Office Athol (MA) 01331
Templeton Post Office Templeton (MA) 01468
South Barr Post Office South Barre (MA) 01074

Other cities in Worcester County

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

City Name Population Title
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

Petersham distances to largest Massachusetts cities