Swansea, Massachusetts

Swansea: Town in Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts


Swansea is a town located in the county of Bristol in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,865 and a population density of 622 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 17,000 inhabitants.

The town was created 362 years ago in 1661.

Swansea locator map
Location of Swansea on Massachusetts map.

Quick Facts about Swansea

Population : 17,000 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Bristol County
Postal code : 02777
Area : 25.5 km2
Named for : Swansea
Altitude : 23 feet / 7 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1662 (362 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:33:17 (15th April 2024)
Density : 667 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.68% (2010-2020)
Swansea Town Hall image
Swansea Town Hall
Swansea Town Hall image


Swansea is located at 41°44'53"N 71°11'23"W (41.7481600, -71.1897700).

Swansea map


The population of Swansea increased by 6.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,865 - census
2011 15,927 0.39% estimation process
2012 16,003 0.47% estimation process
2013 16,078 0.47% estimation process
2014 16,288 1.29% estimation process
2015 16,371 0.51% estimation process
2016 16,386 0.09% estimation process
2017 16,523 0.83% estimation process
2018 16,703 1.08% estimation process
2019 16,834 0.78% estimation process
2020 17,000 0.98% estimation process

Swansea zip code is 02777. County name: Bristol, County fips: 25005

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People born in Swansea (7)

People born in Swansea, including physician and politician Benjamin Brown, businessman Oliver Chace, harpsichordist, musicologist, and Professor of Music at Stanford University Putnam Aldrich, .


  • Bob Evans (American professional wrestler and trainer) he was born in 03/09/1972
  • Joshua K. Ingalls (American anarchist) he was born in 01/01/1816
  • Warren A. Cole (Founder of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity) he was born in 15/11/1889
  • Sam Buffington (actor (1931–1960)) he was born in 12/10/1931

Schools in Swansea

College & universities near Swansea, MA

Code Name City ZIP
165750 Rob Roy Academy-Fall River Fall River (MA) 02720-3445

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Swansea, MA

Code Name Address Type
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Swansea

Post Office Name City ZIP
Swansea Post Office Swansea (MA) 02777

Other cities in Bristol County

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

City Name Population Title
New Bedford 95,517 The second most populous city in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Fall River 89,792 The most populous city in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Taunton 57,675 The most populous city in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
City of Taunton 55,874 The most populous city in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Attleboro 45,444 A city in Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Easton 25,116 Town in the U.
Mansfield 24,539 Town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Norton 19,983 City in Massachusetts
Somerset 18,144 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Fairhaven 16,103 Town in Massachusetts
Westport 16,097 Town of the United States
Seekonk 15,851 Town in the United States
Head of Westport 14,809 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Raynham 14,560 Town in Massachusetts
Oxford 13,941 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Rehoboth 12,503 Town in Massachusetts, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Swansea distances to largest Massachusetts cities