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Welcome to Dedham ...
The location of Dedham has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Dedham has a population of 25,296 people<3> (see below for details).
Dedham was settled in 1635 and was incorporated in 1636.
Dedham is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Dedham lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Dedham: (781) & (339)<5>
The ZIP codes for Dedham: 02026-02027<6>
Websites for Dedham ...
Official Website: www.town.dedham.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dedham had an population of 25,296 people. This is an increase of 2.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.81% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dedham had a population of 24,729 people. This makes Dedham the county's 12th most populous community.
The population of Dedham represents 0.38% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 24,729 people, the population of Dedham increased 5.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 23,464 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dedham.
Communities Also Named Dedham ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Dedham - they are located in Iowa, Maine and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dedham.
Communities near Dedham ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dedham.
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 Dedham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dedham.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dedham. 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 Dedham.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dedham. Our list includes 33 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Dedham.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dedham ...
Looking for more information about Dedham? 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 Dedham, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dedham.
Adding Dedham to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Dedham 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 Dedham was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Dedham on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dedham on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Dedham: www.town.dedham.ma.us/
The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022