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Welcome to Holbrook ...

Holbrook is located in Norfolk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Holbrook has a population of 11,045 people<3> (see below for details).

Holbrook was settled in 1710 and was incorporated in 1872.

Holbrook is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Holbrook: (781) and (339)<5>

The ZIP code for Holbrook: 02343<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Holbrook had an population of 11,045 people. This is an increase of 2.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Holbrook had a population of 10,791 people. This makes Holbrook the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Holbrook represents 0.16% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,791 people, the population of Holbrook has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,785 people).

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

Communities Also Named Holbrook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Holbrook - they are located in Arizona, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Holbrook ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the north of Holbrook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Holbrook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Holbrook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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  • Newton [Middlesex County]
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    • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Holbrook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Holbrook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Holbrook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Holbrook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
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    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Holbrook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
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    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
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      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Holbrook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
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    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Holbrook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Holbrook. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Holbrook.

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

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

Adding Holbrook to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Massachusetts

About Norfolk County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Holbrook. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/

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 Norfolk, 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 Holbrook.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Holbrook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (339) is an overlay for area code (781).
<6>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 Holbrook). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Holbrook or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Holbrook) 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 Holbrook. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HolbrookOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holbrook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1551, Longitude: -71.0087       In this case, the coordinates for Holbrook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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