Sheffield Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Sheffield: Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States

About

Sheffield is a town located in the county of Berkshire in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,257 and a population density of 26 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,112 inhabitants.

The town was created 296 years ago in 1724.

Sheffield Quick Facts

Population : 3,112 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Berkshire County
Postal code : 01257
Phone Area Codes : 413
Area : 125.8 km2
Altitude : 676 feet / 206 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1725 (296 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:15:17 (2nd December 2021)
Density : 25 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.66% (2010-2020)
Sheffield locator map
Location of Sheffield on Massachusetts map.
Dewey Memorial Hall 'Sheffield  MA' image
Dewey Memorial Hall 'Sheffield MA'
Dewey Memorial Hall 'Sheffield  MA' image

Geography

Sheffield is located at 42°6'37"N 73°21'18"W (42.1103700, -73.3551100).

Sheffield map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sheffield decreased by 4.66% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,257 - census
2011 3,242 -0.46% estimation process
2012 3,242 0% estimation process
2013 3,226 -0.5% estimation process
2014 3,213 -0.4% estimation process
2015 3,189 -0.75% estimation process
2016 3,172 -0.54% estimation process
2017 3,159 -0.41% estimation process
2018 3,155 -0.13% estimation process
2019 3,129 -0.83% estimation process
2020 3,112 -0.55% estimation process

Sheffield zip code is 01257. County name: Berkshire, County fips: 25003

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Local Places in Sheffield

People born in Sheffield (17)

People born in Sheffield, including Union Army General John G. Barnard, songwriter George Frederick Root, politician Daniel Dewey, you can see a list of people who born in Sheffield.

  • John Z. Goodrich (American politician (1804-1885)) he was born in 27/09/1804
  • Daniel D. Barnard (American politician and diplomat) he was born in 16/07/1797
  • Chester Dewey (American botanist, geologist, chemist and lecturer in medical colleges (1784-1867)) he was born in 25/10/1784
  • Andy Bachetti (American racing driver) he was born in 13/12/1975
  • David Joyce (American businessman) he was born in 26/02/1825
  • Frederick Augustus Porter Barnard (American academic administrator) he was born in 05/05/1809
  • Sidney Curtiss (American politician, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1949-1979) he was born in 04/09/1917
  • Frederick N. Deland (Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 25/12/1843
  • Ensign H. Kellogg he was born in 06/07/1812
  • Edmund Storer Janes (American bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church) he was born in 27/04/1807
  • Emma Curtiss Bascom (American educator, suffragist, reformer) she was born in 20/04/1828
  • John Henry Roraback (American businessman) he was born in 05/04/1870
  • Luella Dowd Smith (American author) she was born in 16/06/1847
  • Sophia Curtiss Hoffman (American philanthropist) she was born in 01/01/1825

Schools in Sheffield

College & universities near Sheffield, MA

Code Name City ZIP
167792 Bard College at Simon's Rock Great Barrington (MA) 01230-9702

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sheffield, MA

Code Name Address Type
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
HUD Hudson 69 South Front St. RAIL
RHI Rhinecliff–Kingston station Hutton and Charles Sts. RAIL
SPG Springfield Union Station 66 Lyman St. RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL

Post offices near Sheffield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sheffield Post Office Sheffield (MA) 01257

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Berkshire County

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

City Name Population Title
Pittsfield 41,834 City in Massachusetts
North Adams 12,737 City in Massachusetts, United States
Adams 7,955 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Williamstown 7,631 Town in Massachusetts
Great Barrington 6,976 Town in Massachusetts
Dalton 6,479 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Lee 5,629 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Lenox 4,933 Town of Massachusetts, United States
Cheshire 3,105 Town in Massachusetts
Lanesborough 2,925 City in Massachusetts, United States
Hinsdale 1,902 City in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Stockbridge 1,883 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Becket 1,707 Town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Otis 1,531 City in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
New Marlborough 1,450 Town in Massachusetts, USA
Richmond 1,410 Town in Massachusetts, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Sheffield distances to largest Massachusetts cities