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Welcome to Hopkinton ...

Hopkinton is located in Middlesex County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hopkinton has a population of 18,475 people<3> (see below for details).

Hopkinton was settled in 1715 and was incorporated in 1715.

Hopkinton is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hopkinton: (508) & (774)<5>

The ZIP code for Hopkinton: 01748<6>

Websites for Hopkinton ...

Official Website: www.hopkinton.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hopkinton had an population of 18,475 people. This is an increase of 23.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hopkinton had a population of 14,925 people. This makes Hopkinton the county's 34th most populous community.

The population of Hopkinton represents 0.23% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,925 people, the population of Hopkinton increased 11.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,346 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hopkinton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Hopkinton - they are located in Iowa, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island.

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

Communities near Hopkinton ...

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

  • Worcester [Worcester County]
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    • Worcester [Worcester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Hopkinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 184,570 people
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  • Newton [Middlesex County]
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    • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Hopkinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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  • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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    • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Hopkinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
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  • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Hopkinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Hopkinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
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    • Marlborough [Middlesex County]
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      • Marlborough [Middlesex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the north of Hopkinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,290 people
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    • Shrewsbury [Worcester County]
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      • Shrewsbury [Worcester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Hopkinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,910 people
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    • Natick [Middlesex County]
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      • Natick [Middlesex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Hopkinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,766 people
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    • Cumberland [Providence County]
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      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Hopkinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
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      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Hopkinton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,711 people
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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 Hopkinton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hopkinton.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hopkinton. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hopkinton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hopkinton ...

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

Adding Hopkinton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Massachusetts

About Middlesex County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hopkinton: www.hopkinton.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 Middlesex, 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 Hopkinton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hopkinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<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 Hopkinton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hopkinton 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hopkinton) 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 Hopkinton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HopkintonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hopkinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2287, Longitude: -71.5226       In this case, the coordinates for Hopkinton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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