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Welcome to Holland ...

Holland is located in Hampden County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Holland has a population of 2,479 people<3> (see below for details).

Holland was settled in 1725 and was incorporated in 1835.

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

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

Holland lies within the (413) area code.

The ZIP code for Holland: 01521<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Holland had an population of 2,479 people (or an increase of 2.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Holland had a population of 2,481 people. This makes Holland the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Holland represents 0.04% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 285th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,481 people, the population of Holland increased 3.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,407 people).

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

Communities Also Named Holland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Holland - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Holland ...

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

  • Mansfield [Tolland County]
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    • Mansfield [Tolland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Holland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<7>
  • Ludlow [Hampden County]
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    • Ludlow [Hampden County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Holland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,101 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludlow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludlow
  • Webster [Worcester County]
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    • Webster [Worcester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Holland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,822 people
    • Webster has also been known as:
    • Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg
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  • Southbridge [Worcester County]
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    • Southbridge [Worcester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Holland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,788 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Auburn [Worcester County]
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      • Auburn [Worcester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Holland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,701 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ellington [Tolland County]
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      • Ellington [Tolland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Holland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,652 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Longmeadow [Hampden County]
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      • East Longmeadow [Hampden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Holland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,093 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Longmeadow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Longmeadow
    • Belchertown [Hampshire County]
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      • Belchertown [Hampshire County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Holland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belchertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wilbraham [Hampden County]
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      • Wilbraham [Hampden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Holland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilbraham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilbraham
    • Tolland [Tolland County]
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      • Tolland [Tolland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Holland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tolland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holland ...

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

Adding Holland to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Holland on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Holland. 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 Holland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Holland - 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 Holland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Holland 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Holland) 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 Holland. 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 HollandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0640, Longitude: -72.1573       In this case, the coordinates for Holland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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