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Welcome to Hudson ...

Hudson is located in Middlesex County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hudson has a population of 19,864 people<3> (see below for details).

Hudson was settled in 1699 and was incorporated in 1866.

Hudson is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Hudson: (978) and (351)<5>

The ZIP code for Hudson: 01749<6>

Websites for Hudson ...

Official Website: www.townofhudson.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hudson had an population of 19,864 people. This is an increase of 4.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hudson had a population of 19,063 people. This makes Hudson the county's 30th most populous community.

The population of Hudson represents 0.29% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,063 people, the population of Hudson increased 5.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,113 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hudson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Hudson - they are located in Alabama (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Hudson ...

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

  • Worcester [Worcester County]
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    • Worcester [Worcester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Hudson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 184,570 people
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  • Newton [Middlesex County]
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    • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Hudson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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  • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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    • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Hudson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
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  • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Hudson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Billerica [Middlesex County]
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      • Billerica [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,021 people
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    • Leominster [Worcester County]
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      • Leominster [Worcester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,548 people
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    • Fitchburg [Worcester County]
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      • Fitchburg [Worcester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,310 people
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    • Shrewsbury [Worcester County]
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      • Shrewsbury [Worcester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,910 people
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    • Natick [Middlesex County]
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      • Natick [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,766 people
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    • Chelmsford [Middlesex County]
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      • Chelmsford [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chelmsford 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 Hudson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hudson.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hudson ...

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

Adding Hudson to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Massachusetts

About Middlesex County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hudson: www.townofhudson.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 Hudson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hudson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<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 Hudson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hudson 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hudson) 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 Hudson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HudsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hudson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3918, Longitude: -71.5662       In this case, the coordinates for Hudson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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