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Welcome to Eliot ...

Eliot is located in Middlesex County<1>.

Eliot is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Eliot ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Eliot - they are located in Maine and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Eliot ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Eliot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Eliot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Eliot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Eliot
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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      • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Eliot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Eliot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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      • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Eliot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Eliot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Eliot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
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    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Eliot
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
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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 Eliot. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eliot.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eliot ...

Looking for more information about Eliot? 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 Eliot, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Eliot.

Adding Eliot to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eliot. 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 Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eliot - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Eliot) 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 Eliot. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EliotOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eliot. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3188, Longitude: -71.2127    






















 

 

 

 

 


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