Townsend Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Townsend: Town in Massachusetts, USA

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About

Townsend is a town located in the county of Middlesex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,926 and a population density of 270 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,448 inhabitants.

The town was created 345 years ago in 1675.

Townsend MA Common image
Townsend MA Common
Townsend MA Common image

Geography

Townsend is located at 42°40'0"N 71°42'18"W (42.6667600, -71.7050700).

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Townsend Quick Facts

Population : 9,448 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Middlesex County
Postal code : 01469
Area : 33.1 km2
Altitude : 315 feet / 96 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1676 (345 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:10:50 (24th October 2021)
Density : 285 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.52% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Townsend increased by 5.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,926 - census
2011 9,057 1.45% estimation process
2012 9,155 1.07% estimation process
2013 9,223 0.74% estimation process
2014 9,355 1.41% estimation process
2015 9,434 0.84% estimation process
2016 9,475 0.43% estimation process
2017 9,502 0.28% estimation process
2018 9,521 0.2% estimation process
2019 9,506 -0.16% estimation process
2020 9,448 -0.61% estimation process

Townsend zip code is 01469. County name: Middlesex, County fips: 25017

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Local Places in Townsend

1 Townsend Town Hall
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Townsend Town Hall

People born in Townsend (5)

People born in Townsend, including politician Rolland H. Spaulding, physician, textbook author and state legislator Daniel Adams, baseball umpire John Kerin, you can see a list of people who born in Townsend.

  • Samuel Hildreth (Massachusetts militia, Massachusetts naval privateer, father of Samuel Prescott Hildreth) he was born in 01/01/1750
  • Adeline Champney (American writer) she was born in 01/01/1871

Schools in Townsend

College & universities near Townsend, MA

Code Name City ZIP
476735 Alexander Academy Lunenburg (MA) 01462-0000

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near Townsend, MA

Code Name Address Type
NSH Nashua, NH 8 North Southwood Drive BUS
MHT Manchester, New Hampshire 119 Canal St. BUS
WOR Union Station 2 Washington Square RAIL
WOB Anderson Regional Transportation Center 100 Atlantic Ave. RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL

Post offices near Townsend

Post Office Name City ZIP
Townsend Post Office Townsend (MA) 01469

Other places with the same name (5)

  • Townsend , Delaware town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States with a population of 2,764 people.
  • Townsend , Montana city in Montana, USA with a population of 2,220 people.
  • Townsend , Wisconsin town in Oconto County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 1,005 people.
  • Townsend , Tennessee city in Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United State with a population of 477 people.

Other cities in Middlesex County

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

City Name Population Title
Cambridge 119,192 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Lowell 110,904 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Lowell 109,945 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Cambridge 107,289 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Newton 87,803 City in Massachusetts, United States
Somerville 80,935 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Somerville 75,754 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Framingham 73,892 Town in Massachusetts
Framingham Center 65,413 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Waltham 62,069 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Medford 60,847 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Malden 59,922 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Everett 46,107 City in Massachusetts
Arlington 45,169 Town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Billerica 43,021 Town in Massachusetts
Woburn 40,135 City in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Townsend distances to largest Massachusetts cities