Watertown Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Watertown: City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

About

Watertown is a city located in the county of Middlesex in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 31,915 and a population density of 2,988 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 36,125 inhabitants.

The city was created 392 years ago in 1629.

Watertown Quick Facts

Population : 36,125 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Middlesex County
Postal code : 02472
Phone Area Codes : 617
Area : 10.68 km2
Altitude : 36 feet / 11 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1630 (392 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:19:46 (24th May 2022)
Density : 3,382 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.65% (2010-2020)
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Location of Watertown on Massachusetts map.
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Main Street Watertown MA 2
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Geography

Watertown is located at 42°22'15"N 71°10'58"W (42.3709300, -71.1828300). It has 2 neighbors: Belmont and Boston.

Watertown map

Watertown has 2 neighbours.

  • Belmont town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
  • Boston city in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States

Demographics

The population of Watertown increased by 11.65% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,915 - census
2011 32,357 1.37% estimation process
2012 33,050 2.1% estimation process
2013 33,238 0.57% estimation process
2014 34,308 3.12% estimation process
2015 34,385 0.22% estimation process
2016 35,141 2.15% estimation process
2017 35,741 1.68% estimation process
2018 35,846 0.29% estimation process
2019 35,939 0.26% estimation process
2020 36,125 0.51% estimation process

Watertown zip code is 02472. County name: Middlesex, County fips: 25017

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People born in Watertown (37)

People born in Watertown, including politician Benjamin Robbins Curtis, actress Eliza Dushku, artist Harriet Hosmer, .

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Schools in Watertown

College & universities near Watertown, MA

Code Name City ZIP
167677 Saint John's Seminary Brighton (MA) 02135-3846

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Watertown, MA

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

Post offices near Watertown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Watertown Financial Post Office Watertown (MA) 02472

Other places with the same name (10)

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

Watertown distances to largest Massachusetts cities