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Welcome to Dartmouth ...

Dartmouth is located in Bristol County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dartmouth has a population of 33,817 people<3> (see below for details).

Dartmouth is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Dartmouth: (508) & (774)<5>

The ZIP code for Dartmouth: 02714<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dartmouth had an population of 33,817 people. This is a decrease of 0.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dartmouth had a population of 34,032 people (or 6.21% of the total population of Bristol County). This makes Dartmouth the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Dartmouth represents 0.52% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 46th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 34,032 people, the population of Dartmouth increased 10.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 30,666 people).

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

Adding Dartmouth to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Dartmouth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Dartmouth - they are located in Kansas and Nova Scotia.

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

Communities near Dartmouth ...

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

  • Fall River [Bristol County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fall River
    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Dartmouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fall River
  • Falmouth [Barnstable County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falmouth
    • Falmouth [Barnstable County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Dartmouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,107 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falmouth
  • Middleborough [Plymouth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middleborough
    • Middleborough [Plymouth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Dartmouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,722 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleborough
  • Newport [Newport County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport [Newport County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Dartmouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,412 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wareham [Plymouth County]
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      • Wareham [Plymouth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Dartmouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,778 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wareham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wareham
    • Bristol [Bristol County]
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      • Bristol [Bristol County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the west of Dartmouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Somerset [Bristol County]
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      • Somerset [Bristol County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Dartmouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somerset have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerset
    • Portsmouth [Newport County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portsmouth
      • Portsmouth [Newport County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Dartmouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portsmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portsmouth
    • Swansea [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swansea
      • Swansea [Bristol County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Dartmouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,000 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swansea have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swansea
    • Barrington [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barrington
      • Barrington [Bristol County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Dartmouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,015 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrington

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Massachusetts

About Bristol County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dartmouth. 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 Bristol, 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 Dartmouth.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dartmouth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<6>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 Dartmouth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dartmouth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Dartmouth) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dartmouth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DartmouthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dartmouth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6168, Longitude: -70.9828       In this case, the coordinates for Dartmouth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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