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Welcome to Granville ...

Granville is located in Hampden County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Granville has a population of 1,611 people<3> (see below for details).

Granville was settled in 1736 and was incorporated in 1775.

Granville is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Granville lies within the (413) area code.

The ZIP code for Granville: 01034<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Granville had an population of 1,611 people. This is an increase of 2.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Granville had a population of 1,566 people. This makes Granville the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Granville represents 0.02% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 308th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,566 people, the population of Granville increased 2.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,521 people).

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

Adding Granville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Granville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Granville - they are located in Arizona, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (3), Minnesota, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Yukon.

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

Communities near Granville ...

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

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
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    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Granville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 153,606 people
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  • Chicopee [Hampden County]
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    • Chicopee [Hampden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Granville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,126 people
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  • Enfield [Hartford County]
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    • Enfield [Hartford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Granville
    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Granville
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Granville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 40,117 people
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    • Torrington [Litchfield County]
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      • Torrington [Litchfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Granville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,044 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Torrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Windsor [Hartford County]
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      • Windsor [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Granville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Agawam [Hampden County]
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      • Agawam [Hampden County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Granville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,613 people
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    • West Springfield [Hampden County]
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      • West Springfield [Hampden County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Granville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,517 people
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    • Simsbury [Hartford County]
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      • Simsbury [Hartford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Granville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simsbury

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Granville. 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 Hampden, 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 Granville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Granville - 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 Granville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Granville 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- Granville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Granville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GranvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0668, Longitude: -72.8615       In this case, the coordinates for Granville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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