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Welcome to Hull ...

Hull is located in Plymouth County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hull has a population of 10,485 people<2> (see below for details).

Hull was settled in 1624 and was incorporated in 1644.

Hull is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hull: (781) and (339)<4>

The ZIP code for Hull: 02045<5>

Websites for Hull ...

Official Website:   www.town.hull.ma.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hullchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hull had an population of 10,485 people. This is an increase of 1.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 814.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hull had a population of 10,293 people. This makes Hull the county's 20th most populous community.

The population of Hull represents 0.16% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 176th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,293 people, the population of Hull increased 798.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,146 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hull ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Hull - they are located in Alabama (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hull ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Hull
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Hull
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Hull
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Hull
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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      • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Hull
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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    • Newton [Middlesex County]
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      • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Hull
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Hull
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Hull
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Hull
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
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    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Hull
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 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 Hull. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hull.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hull. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hull.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hull ...

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

Adding Hull to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Hull on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Massachusetts (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Massachusetts

About Plymouth County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hull: www.town.hull.ma.us/

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 Plymouth, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hull.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hull - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (339) is an overlay for area code (781).
<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 Hull). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hull 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 from Point A (ie- Hull) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hull. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HullOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hull. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3041, Longitude: -70.9081    






















 

 

 

 

 


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