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Welcome to Chicopee ...

The city of Chicopee is located in Hampden County<1>.

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.

  • Enfield [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enfield
    • Enfield [Hartford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Chicopee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enfield
  • Westfield [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
    • Westfield [Hampden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Chicopee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,204 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
  • Amherst [Hampshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst [Hampshire County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Chicopee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,924 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Windsor [Hartford County]
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    • Windsor [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Chicopee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,733 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Northampton [Hampshire County]
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      • Northampton [Hampshire County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Chicopee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,451 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northampton
    • Ludlow [Hampden County]
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      • Ludlow [Hampden County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Chicopee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludlow have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludlow
    • South Hadley [Hampshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Hadley
      • South Hadley [Hampshire County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Chicopee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,625 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Hadley
    • Ellington [Tolland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellington
      • Ellington [Tolland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Chicopee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellington
    • East Longmeadow [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Longmeadow
      • East Longmeadow [Hampden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Chicopee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Longmeadow have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Longmeadow
    • Easthampton [Hampshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easthampton
      • Easthampton [Hampshire County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Chicopee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,829 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easthampton

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/

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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Chicopee. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chicopee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chicopee - 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 city (such as Chicopee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chicopee or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Chicopee includes: 01013, 01020, 1021 & 01022.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Chicopee) 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 Chicopee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chicopee

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chicopee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1483, Longitude: -72.6070    
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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