Swampscott, Massachusetts

Swampscott: Town in Massachusetts


Swampscott is a town located in the county of Essex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,787 and a population density of 2,058 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 15,462 inhabitants.

The town was created 394 years ago in 1628.

Swampscott locator map
Location of Swampscott on Massachusetts map.

Quick Facts about Swampscott

Population : 15,462 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Essex County
Postal code : 01907
Area : 6.7 km2
Altitude : 46 feet / 14 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1629 (394 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:36:49 (7th December 2023)
Density : 2,308 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.83% (2010-2020)
Weather : 36℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
Elihu Thomson House - Swampscott  MA image
Elihu Thomson House - Swampscott MA
Elihu Thomson House - Swampscott  MA image


Swampscott is located at 42°28'15"N 70°55'3"W (42.4709300, -70.9175500).

Swampscott map


Swampscott forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind around 12 mph. more


The population of Swampscott increased by 10.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,787 - census
2011 13,885 0.71% estimation process
2012 13,958 0.52% estimation process
2013 14,033 0.53% estimation process
2014 14,094 0.43% estimation process
2015 14,572 3.28% estimation process
2016 14,903 2.22% estimation process
2017 14,980 0.51% estimation process
2018 15,199 1.44% estimation process
2019 15,298 0.65% estimation process
2020 15,462 1.06% estimation process

Swampscott zip code is 01907. County name: Essex, County fips: 25009

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People born in Swampscott (16)

People born in Swampscott, including Lloyd Kramer, Businessman and philanthropist Harold Alfond, interior designer Barry Goralnick, .


  • Mabel Wheeler Daniels (American composer) she was born in 27/11/1878
  • Mary-Louise Hooper (American activist) she was born in 12/06/1907
  • Peggy Stuart Coolidge (American conductor) she was born in 19/07/1913
  • Todd McShay (Player of American football) he was born in 17/02/1977
  • William Henry Claflin, Jr. (American businessman and archaeologist) he was born in 08/06/1893
  • Theodora J. Kalikow (American university president) she was born in 01/01/1942
  • Mary Morris (American actress (1895-1970)) she was born in 24/06/1895
  • Harry C. Foster (politician) he was born in 27/08/1871
  • David Portnoy (Founder of Barstool Sports) he was born in 22/03/1977
  • Philip Little (American painter) he was born in 06/09/1857
  • Scott Borek (American ice hockey player and coach) he was born in 25/05/1962
  • Philip Hedrick (American geneticist and conservation biologist) he was born in 21/11/1942
  • Lawrence Baxter Richardson (American aviator) he was born in 13/01/1897

Schools in Swampscott

College & universities near Swampscott, MA

Code Name City ZIP
167729 Salem State University Salem (MA) 01970
166911 Montserrat College of Art Beverly (MA) 01915-4508
165699 Endicott College Beverly (MA) 01915
373678 New England Hair Academy Malden (MA) 02148
407179 Empire Beauty School-Malden Malden (MA) 02148

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Swampscott, MA

Code Name Address Type
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL
BON North Station 100 Legends Way RAIL
WOB Anderson Regional Transportation Center 100 Atlantic Ave. RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL

Post offices near Swampscott

Post Office Name City ZIP
Swam Post Office Swampscott (MA) 01907
Lynn Post Office Lynn (MA) 01901
East Lynn Post Office Lynn (MA) 01904
West Lynn Post Office Lynn (MA) 01905
Marblehead Post Office Marblehead (MA) 01945

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
Marblehead 20,551 Town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Newburyport 18,495 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Swampscott distances to largest Massachusetts cities