Worcester County , Massachusetts

Worcester County: County in Massachusetts, United States

Worcester County locator map
Location of Worcester County on Massachusetts map.

About

Worcester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 798,552 and a population density of 4,159 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 829,212 inhabitants. Its county seat is Worcester. The county was created 290 years ago in 1730.

Worcester County Courthouse - Worcester  MA - DSC05778 image
Worcester County Courthouse - Worcester MA - DSC05778
Worcester County Courthouse - Worcester  MA - DSC05778 image

Geography

Worcester County is located at 42°21'5"N 71°54'28"W (42.3514000, -71.9077400). It has 10 neighbors: Hillsborough County, Franklin County, Tolland County, Windham County, Hampden County, Hampshire County, Middlesex County, Norfolk County, Cheshire County and Providence County.

Worcester County map

The largest city of Worcester County is Worcester with a population of 184,570. Other cities include, Leominster population 41,548, Fitchburg population 40,310, Gardner population 20,585 and Webster population 16,822. See all Worcester County cities & populated places.

Weather

Worcester County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Worcester County Quick Facts

Population : 829,212 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
Different from : Worcester County
Area : 192 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.3%
Land as percent of area : 95.7%
Named for : Worcester
Altitude : 761 feet / 232 meters
Capital : Worcester
Establishment : January 01, 1731
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:14:08 (18th October 2021)
Density : 4,319 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.7% (2010-2020)
Weather : 53℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Worcester County has 10 neighbours.

  • Worcester

Demographics

The population of Worcester County increased by 3.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 798,552 - census
2011 804,063 0.69% estimation process
2012 806,942 0.36% estimation process
2013 810,846 0.48% estimation process
2014 815,526 0.57% estimation process
2015 818,117 0.32% estimation process
2016 820,320 0.27% estimation process
2017 825,749 0.66% estimation process
2018 829,054 0.4% estimation process
2019 830,622 0.19% estimation process
2020 829,212 -0.17% estimation process

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People born in Worcester County (18)

People born in Worcester County, including actress Agnes Moorehead, United States dental surgeon William T. G. Morton, musician Whitney Eugene Thayer, you can see a list of people who born in Worcester County.

  • William L. Marcy (American politician (1786-1857)) he was born in 12/12/1786
  • Lawrence Whitney (American shot putter) he was born in 02/02/1891
  • Preston Cloud (American scientist) he was born in 26/09/1912
  • Ralph Earl (American painter 1751-1801) he was born in 11/05/1751
  • Raymond Holder Wheeler he was born in 01/01/1892
  • John Ritto Penniman (American artist (1782-1841)) he was born in 01/01/1782
  • Walter Varian Brown (botanist (1913-1977)) he was born in 03/04/1913
  • Eleanor Norcross (American artist (1854-1923)) she was born in 19/06/1854
  • Timothy Bigelow (Member of the Continental Army) he was born in 12/08/1739
  • Bill Adamaitis (American basketball coach (1915-1968)) he was born in 25/01/1915
  • William A. Tateum (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1860
  • Lev Gleason he was born in 25/02/1898
  • Stanley Willard Bromley he was born in 07/12/1899
  • Catherine Swan Brown Spear (reformer and educator) she was born in 06/08/1813
  • Anna Julia Child Bird (American suffragist) she was born in 12/01/1856

Other places with the same name (2)

Worcester County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Worcester County.

City Name Population Title
Worcester 184,570 County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Leominster 41,548 City in Massachusetts
Fitchburg 40,310 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Shrewsbury 38,910 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Milford 28,965 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Gardner 20,585 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Holden 19,259 Town in Massachusetts
Grafton 19,082 Town in Massachusetts
Westborough 19,063 Town in Massachusetts
Webster 16,822 City in Massachusetts, US
Southbridge 16,788 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Auburn 16,701 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Northbridge 16,621 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Northborough 15,038 City in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Uxbridge 14,352 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts
Millbury 13,973 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Middlesex County 1,609,379 County in Massachusetts, United States
Suffolk County 801,582 County in Massachusetts, United States
Essex County 791,263 County in Massachusetts, United States
Norfolk County 709,409 County in Massachusetts, United States
Boston 691,531 City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States
South Boston 571,281 Town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States
Bristol County 566,765 County in Massachusetts, United States
Plymouth County 523,738 County in Massachusetts, United States
Hampden County 463,986 County in Massachusetts, United States
Barnstable County 213,164 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester 184,570 County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Hampshire County 161,401 County in Massachusetts, United States
Springfield 152,646 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
Berkshire County 124,571 County in Massachusetts, United States
Cambridge 119,192 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Lowell 110,904 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States