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Welcome to Erving ...

Erving is located in Franklin County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Erving has a population of 1,753 people<2> (see below for details).

Erving was settled in 1801 and was incorporated in 1838.

Erving is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Erving: (978) and (351)<4>

The ZIP code for Erving: 01344<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Erving had an population of 1,753 people. This is a decrease of 2.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Erving had a population of 1,800 people. This makes Erving the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Erving represents 0.03% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 298th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,800 people, the population of Erving increased 22.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,467 people).

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

Communities near Erving ...

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

  • Amherst [Hampshire County]
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    • Amherst [Hampshire County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Erving
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Greenfield [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
    • Greenfield [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Erving
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,241 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
  • Athol [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athol
    • Athol [Worcester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Erving
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,698 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol
  • Winchendon [Worcester County]
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    • Winchendon [Worcester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Erving
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,835 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Montague [Franklin County]
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      • Montague [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Erving
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,203 people
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    • Templeton [Worcester County]
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      • Templeton [Worcester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Erving
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,134 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Templeton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Templeton
    • Orange [Franklin County]
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      • Orange [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Erving
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,581 people
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    • Swanzey [Cheshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swanzey
      • Swanzey [Cheshire County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Erving
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,271 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swanzey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swanzey<8>
    • Barre [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barre
      • Barre [Worcester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Erving
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,574 people
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    • Deerfield [Franklin County]
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      • Deerfield [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Erving
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,049 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 Erving. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Erving.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Erving ...

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

Adding Erving to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Franklin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Erving. 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 Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Erving.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Erving - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<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 community (such as Erving). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Erving or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Erving) 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 Erving. 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 ErvingOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Erving. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5997, Longitude: -72.3990    
<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.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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