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Welcome to Chelsea ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Chelsea has a population of 39,669 people<2> (see below for details).
Chelsea was settled in 1624.
The community of Chelsea is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Chelsea lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Chelsea: (617) and (857)<4>
The ZIP code for Chelsea: 02150<5>
Websites for Chelsea ...
Official Website: www.ci.chelsea.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chelsea had an population of 39,669 people. This is an increase of 12.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.08% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Chelsea had a population of 35,177 people. This makes Chelsea the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Chelsea represents 0.54% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 35,177 people, the population of Chelsea has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 35,080 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Chelsea.
Communities Also Named Chelsea ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Chelsea - they are located in Alabama (2), Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (3), Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chelsea.
Communities near Chelsea ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chelsea.
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 Chelsea. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chelsea.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chelsea. 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 Chelsea.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chelsea. Our list includes 21 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chelsea.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chelsea ...
Looking for more information about Chelsea? 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 Chelsea, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Chelsea.
Adding Chelsea to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Chelsea 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 Chelsea was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Chelsea on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chelsea on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Chelsea: www.ci.chelsea.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022