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Welcome to Chicopee ...
The pronunciation of Chicopee: chick-uh-pee<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Chicopee has a population of 55,126 people<3> (see below for details).
Chicopee was settled in 1652.
The community of Chicopee is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Chicopee lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Chicopee: (413)
The ZIP codes for Chicopee: 01013-01014, 01020-01022<5>
Websites for Chicopee ...
Official Website: www.chicopee.ma.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.chicopeechamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chicopee had an population of 55,126 people. This is a decrease of 0.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.87% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Chicopee had a population of 55,298 people (which is 11.93% of the total population of Hampden County). This makes Chicopee the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Chicopee represents 0.84% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 55,298 people, the population of Chicopee increased 1.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 54,653 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Chicopee.
Adding Chicopee to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Chicopee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Chicopee elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Chicopee on a George F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chicopee on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Chicopee ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Chicopee - they are located in Georgia, Kansas, Maine and Missouri.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chicopee.
Communities near Chicopee ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chicopee.
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 Chicopee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chicopee.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chicopee. 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 Chicopee.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chicopee. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chicopee.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chicopee ...
Looking for more information about Chicopee? 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 Chicopee, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Chicopee.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Chicopee: www.chicopee.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021