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Welcome to Beverly ...

The coastal city of Beverly is located in Essex County<1>.



Beverly was settled in 1626.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Beverly has a population of 42,273 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Beverly is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Beverly: (978) & (351)<4>

The ZIP code for Beverly: 01915<5>

Websites for Beverly ...

Official Website: www.ci.beverly.ma.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Beverly had an population of 42,273 people. This is an increase of 7.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Beverly had a population of 39,502 people (or 5.32% of the total population of Essex County). This makes Beverly the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Beverly represents 0.6% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 39,502 people, the population of Beverly has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 39,862 people).

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

Communities Also Named Beverly ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 34 communities that are also named Beverly - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (3), Manitoba, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Beverly.

Communities near Beverly ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Beverly.

  • Boston
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boston
    • Boston is located in Suffolk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
  • Cambridge
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cambridge
    • Cambridge is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
  • Lynn
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
    • Lynn is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
  • Somerville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somerville
    • Somerville is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
  • Lawrence
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrence
    • Lawrence is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
  • Haverhill
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haverhill
    • Haverhill is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
  • Medford
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medford
    • Medford is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
  • Malden
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malden
    • Malden is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
  • Brookline
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookline
    • Brookline is located in Norfolk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
  • Revere
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Revere
    • Revere is located in Suffolk County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,375 people

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 Beverly. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Beverly.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Beverly. 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 Beverly.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Beverly. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Beverly.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beverly ...

Looking for more information about Beverly? 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 Beverly, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Beverly.

Adding Beverly to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Beverly in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Beverly was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).

We also found Beverly in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Beverly.

The official website for Beverly: www.ci.beverly.ma.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Essex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beverly.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beverly - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<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 city (such as Beverly). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Beverly or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).









 

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