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Welcome to Hingham ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hingham has a population of 24,689 people<2> (see below for details).
Hingham was settled in 1633 and was incorporated in 1635.
Hingham is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Hingham lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Hingham: (781) and (339)<4>
The ZIP codes for Hingham: 02043-02044<5>
Websites for Hingham ...
Official Website: www.hingham-ma.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hingham had an population of 24,689 people. This is an increase of 11.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.18% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hingham had a population of 22,157 people. This makes Hingham the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Hingham represents 0.34% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 22,157 people, the population of Hingham increased 11.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,882 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hingham.
Communities Also Named Hingham ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hingham - they are located in Montana and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hingham.
Communities near Hingham ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hingham.
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 Hingham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hingham.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hingham. 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 Hingham.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hingham. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hingham.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hingham ...
Looking for more information about Hingham? 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 Hingham, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hingham.
Adding Hingham to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hingham 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 Hingham was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hingham on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Hingham: www.hingham-ma.com/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022