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Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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Welcome to Dartmouth ...

Dartmouth is located in Bristol County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Dartmouth has a population of 34,718 people<1> (see below for details).

Dartmouth is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Dartmouth: (508) and (774)<3>

The ZIP code for Dartmouth: 02714<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dartmouth had a population of 34,032 people (which is 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 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 (with a count of 30,666 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Dartmouth had an population of 34,718 people. This is an increase of 2.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Dartmouth ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dartmouth and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2016
Fall River   [Map]   88,930   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Falmouth   [Map]   31,473   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Middleborough   [Map]   24,782   N   18 miles [29 km]
Somerset   [Map]   18,223   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Swansea   [Map]   16,482   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Wareham   [Map]   22,601   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dartmouth.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dartmouth. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dartmouth.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dartmouth:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dartmouth ...

Looking for more information about Dartmouth? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Dartmouth? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dartmouth, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Dartmouth.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Dartmouth. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dartmouth.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dartmouth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Dartmouth.

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Dartmouth. 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 (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dartmouth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dartmouth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6168, Longitude: -70.9828     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dartmouth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Dartmouth.