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Welcome to Chestnut Hill ...

Chestnut Hill is located in Middlesex County<1>.

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

Chestnut Hill is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Chestnut Hill: (617) and (857)<4>

The ZIP code for Chestnut Hill: 02467<5>

Communities Also Named Chestnut Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 38 communities that are also named Chestnut Hill - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut (2), Georgia (3), Indiana (4), Kentucky, Maryland (4), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania (7), Tennessee (5), Virginia (5) and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Chestnut Hill ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Chestnut Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<6> to the northeast of Chestnut Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Chestnut Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Chestnut Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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      • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Chestnut Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Chestnut Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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      • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Chestnut Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Chestnut Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Chestnut Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
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    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Chestnut Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
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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 Chestnut Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chestnut Hill.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chestnut Hill ...

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

Adding Chestnut Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chestnut Hill. 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 Middlesex, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chestnut Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (857) is an overlay for area code (617).
<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 Chestnut Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chestnut Hill 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chestnut Hill) 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 Chestnut Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chestnut HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chestnut Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3307, Longitude: -71.1662       In this case, the coordinates for Chestnut Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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