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Welcome to Berkley ...
The location of Berkley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Berkley has a population of 6,857 people<3> (see below for details).
Berkley was settled in 1638 and was incorporated in 1735.
Berkley is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Berkley lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Berkley: (508) and (774)<5>
The ZIP code for Berkley: 02779<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Berkley had an population of 6,857 people. This is an increase of 6.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.27% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Berkley had a population of 6,411 people. This makes Berkley the county's 20th most populous community.
The population of Berkley represents 0.1% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 224th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,411 people, the population of Berkley increased 11.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,749 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Berkley.
Adding Berkley to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Berkley in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Berkley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Berkley on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Berkley ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Berkley - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Berkley.
Communities near Berkley ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Berkley.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Berkley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Berkley.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Berkley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Berkley.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Berkley. See our Newspapers Page for Berkley.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Berkley ...
Looking for more information about Berkley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Berkley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Berkley.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 19 Oct 2021