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Welcome to Granby ...

Granby is located in Hampshire County<1>.

The location of Granby has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Granby has a population of 6,291 people<3> (see below for details).

Granby was settled in 1727 and was incorporated in 1768.

Granby is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Granby: (413)

The ZIP code for Granby: 01033<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Granby had an population of 6,291 people. This is an increase of 0.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Granby had a population of 6,240 people. This makes Granby the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Granby represents 0.1% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 227th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,240 people, the population of Granby increased 1.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,132 people).

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

Adding Granby to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Granby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Granby - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Missouri, Quebec (3) and Vermont.

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

Communities near Granby ...

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

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
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    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Granby
    • Estimated population in 2019: 153,606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Chicopee [Hampden County]
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    • Chicopee [Hampden County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Granby
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,126 people
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  • Enfield [Hartford County]
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    • Enfield [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Granby
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Westfield [Hampden County]
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    • Westfield [Hampden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Granby
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,204 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Holyoke [Hampden County]
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      • Holyoke [Hampden County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Granby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 40,117 people
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    • Amherst [Hampshire County]
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      • Amherst [Hampshire County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Granby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39,924 people
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    • Agawam [Hampden County]
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      • Agawam [Hampden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Granby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,613 people
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    • West Springfield [Hampden County]
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      • West Springfield [Hampden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Granby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,517 people
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    • Northampton [Hampshire County]
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      • Northampton [Hampshire County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Granby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,451 people
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    • Ludlow [Hampden County]
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      • Ludlow [Hampden County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Granby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludlow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludlow

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 Granby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Granby.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granby ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Granby. 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 Hampshire, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Granby.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Granby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Granby). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Granby 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Granby) 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 Granby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GranbyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2565, Longitude: -72.5162       In this case, the coordinates for Granby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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