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Welcome to Brimfield ...

Brimfield is located in Hampden County<1>.

The location of Brimfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brimfield has a population of 3,678 people<3> (see below for details).

Brimfield was settled in 1706 and was incorporated in 1731.

Brimfield is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Brimfield is within the (413) area code.

The ZIP code for Brimfield: 01010<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brimfield had an population of 3,678 people. This is an increase of 1.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brimfield had a population of 3,609 people. This makes Brimfield the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Brimfield represents 0.06% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 265th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,609 people, the population of Brimfield increased 8.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,339 people).

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

Communities Also Named Brimfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Brimfield - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Ohio.

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

Communities near Brimfield ...

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

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
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    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Brimfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 152,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Ludlow [Hampden County]
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    • Ludlow [Hampden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Brimfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,101 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludlow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludlow
  • Webster [Worcester County]
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    • Webster [Worcester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Brimfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,822 people
    • Webster has also been known as:
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  • Southbridge [Worcester County]
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    • Southbridge [Worcester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Brimfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,788 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Auburn [Worcester County]
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      • Auburn [Worcester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Brimfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,701 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ellington [Tolland County]
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      • Ellington [Tolland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Brimfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,652 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Longmeadow [Hampden County]
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      • East Longmeadow [Hampden County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Brimfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,093 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Longmeadow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Longmeadow [Hampden County]
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      • Longmeadow [Hampden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Brimfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,624 people
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    • Belchertown [Hampshire County]
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      • Belchertown [Hampshire County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Brimfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belchertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wilbraham [Hampden County]
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      • Wilbraham [Hampden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Brimfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilbraham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilbraham

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brimfield. See our Newspapers Page for Brimfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brimfield ...

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

Adding Brimfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brimfield 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 Brimfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Brimfield on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brimfield on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brimfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Hampden, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brimfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brimfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Brimfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Brimfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brimfield) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Brimfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BrimfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brimfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1229, Longitude: -72.2009       In this case, the coordinates for Brimfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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