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Welcome to Hampden ...
The location of Hampden has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hampden has a population of 5,177 people<3> (see below for details).
Hampden was settled in 1741 and was incorporated in 1878.
Hampden is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Hampden lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Hampden is within the (413) area code.
The ZIP code for Hampden: 01036<5>
Websites for Hampden ...
Official Website: www.hampden.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hampden had an population of 5,177 people. This is an increase of 0.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hampden had a population of 5,139 people. This makes Hampden the county's 14th most populous community.
The population of Hampden represents 0.08% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 242nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,139 people, the population of Hampden has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,171 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hampden.
Adding Hampden to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Hampden in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Hampden elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hampden on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Hampden ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Hampden - they are located in Alabama, Kansas (2), Maine, Maryland, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hampden.
Communities near Hampden ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hampden.
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 Hampden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hampden.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hampden. 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 Hampden.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hampden. See our Newspapers Page for Hampden.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hampden ...
Looking for more information about Hampden? 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 Hampden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hampden.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Hampden: www.hampden.org/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021