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Acushnet, Massachusetts

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Welcome to Acushnet ...

The pronunciation of Acushnet: uh-koozh-net<1>

Acushnet is located in Bristol County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Acushnet has a population of 10,505 people<2> (see below for details).

Acushnet was settled in 1659 and was incorporated in 1860.

Acushnet is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Acushnet lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Acushnet: (508) and (774)<4>

The ZIP code for Acushnet: 02743<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Acushnet had a population of 10,303 people. This makes Acushnet the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Acushnet represents 0.16% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 174th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,303 people, the population of Acushnet increased 1.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,161 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Acushnet had an population of 10,505 people. This is an increase of 1.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.39% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Acushnet.

Communities near Acushnet ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Acushnet and not the distance if you are driving it.<6>.

Community   2016
Bourne   [Map]   19,837   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fall River   [Map]   88,930   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Falmouth   [Map]   31,473   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middleborough   [Map]   24,782   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Somerset   [Map]   18,223   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Swansea   [Map]   16,482   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Acushnet.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acushnet. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acushnet. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acushnet.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Acushnet:

Websites for Acushnet ...

Official Website: www.acushnet.ma.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acushnet ...

Looking for more information about Acushnet? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Acushnet? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Acushnet, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Acushnet.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Acushnet. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Acushnet: www.acushnet.ma.us/

The official website for State of Massachusetts: www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Acushnet.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acushnet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Acushnet.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Acushnet). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Acushnet or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Acushnet. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Acushnet) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Acushnet. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Acushnet

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acushnet. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6807, Longitude: -70.9078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Acushnet have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<7>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Acushnet.