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Welcome to Grafton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Grafton has a population of 19,096 people<2> (see below for details).
Grafton was settled in 1718 and was incorporated in 1735.
Grafton is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Grafton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Grafton: (508) & (774)<4>
The ZIP code for Grafton: 01519<5>
Websites for Grafton ...
Official Website: www.town.grafton.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grafton had an population of 19,096 people. This is an increase of 7.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Grafton had a population of 17,765 people. This makes Grafton the county's 8th most populous community.
The population of Grafton represents 0.27% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,765 people, the population of Grafton increased 19.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,894 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Grafton.
Communities Also Named Grafton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Grafton - they are located in Alabama, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Grafton.
Communities near Grafton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Grafton.
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 Grafton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grafton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grafton. 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 Grafton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grafton. See our Newspapers Page for Grafton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grafton ...
Looking for more information about Grafton? 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 Grafton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grafton.
Adding Grafton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Grafton 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 Grafton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Grafton on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Grafton on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Grafton: www.town.grafton.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022