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Welcome to Harvard ...
The location of Harvard has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Harvard has a population of 6,612 people<3> (see below for details).
Harvard was settled in 1704 and was incorporated in 1732.
Harvard is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Harvard lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Harvard: (978) and (351)<5>
The ZIP code for Harvard: 01451<6>
Websites for Harvard ...
Official Website: www.harvard.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harvard had an population of 6,612 people. This is an increase of 1.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Harvard had a population of 6,520 people. This makes Harvard the county's 38th most populous community.
The population of Harvard represents 0.1% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 222nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,520 people, the population of Harvard increased 9.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,981 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Harvard.
Communities Also Named Harvard ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Harvard - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, New York and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Harvard.
Communities near Harvard ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Harvard.
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 Harvard. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harvard.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Harvard. 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 Harvard.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harvard. See our Newspapers Page for Harvard.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harvard ...
Looking for more information about Harvard? 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 Harvard, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Harvard.
Adding Harvard to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Harvard 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 Harvard was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Harvard on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Harvard: www.harvard.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022