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Welcome to Freetown ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Freetown has a population of 9,397 people<2> (see below for details).
Freetown was settled in 1675 and was incorporated in 1683.
Freetown is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Freetown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Freetown: (508) & (774)<4>
Websites for Freetown ...
Official Website: www.town.freetown.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Freetown had an population of 9,397 people. This is an increase of 5.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.92% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Freetown had a population of 8,870 people. This makes Freetown the county's 18th most populous community.
The population of Freetown represents 0.14% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,870 people, the population of Freetown increased 4.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,472 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Freetown.
Adding Freetown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Freetown 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 Freetown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Freetown on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Freetown on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Freetown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Freetown - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, New York, Prince Edward Island and Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Freetown.
Communities near Freetown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Freetown.
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 Freetown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Freetown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Freetown. 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 Freetown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Freetown. See our Newspapers Page for Freetown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freetown ...
Looking for more information about Freetown? 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 Freetown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Freetown.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Freetown: www.town.freetown.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 19 Oct 2021