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Welcome to Graniteville ...

Graniteville is located in Middlesex County<1>.

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

Graniteville is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Graniteville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Graniteville - they are located in California, Connecticut, Missouri, New York, Ontario, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Vermont.

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

Communities near Graniteville ...

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

  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
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    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Graniteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
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    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Graniteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<5>
  • Lawrence [Essex County]
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    • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Graniteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
  • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Graniteville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waltham
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Methuen [Essex County]
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      • Methuen [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Graniteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Methuen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Methuen
    • Billerica [Middlesex County]
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      • Billerica [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Graniteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,021 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Billerica
    • Leominster [Worcester County]
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      • Leominster [Worcester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Graniteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,548 people
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    • Fitchburg [Worcester County]
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      • Fitchburg [Worcester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Graniteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,310 people
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    • Woburn [Middlesex County]
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      • Woburn [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Graniteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,135 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woburn
    • Marlborough [Middlesex County]
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      • Marlborough [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Graniteville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,290 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlborough

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Graniteville ...

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

Adding Graniteville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Graniteville. 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 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Graniteville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Graniteville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Graniteville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5959, Longitude: -71.4620       In this case, the coordinates for Graniteville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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