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Welcome to Leverett ...

Leverett is located in Franklin County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Leverett has a population of 1,838 people<2> (see below for details).

Leverett was settled in 1713 and was incorporated in 1774.

Leverett is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Leverett lies within the (413) area code.

The ZIP code for Leverett: 01054<4>

Websites for Leverett ...

Official Website: www.townhall.leverett.ma.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Leverett had an population of 1,838 people. This is a decrease of 0.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Leverett had a population of 1,851 people. This makes Leverett the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Leverett represents 0.03% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 296th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,851 people, the population of Leverett increased 11.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,663 people).

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

Communities Also Named Leverett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Leverett - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa and Mississippi.

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

Communities near Leverett ...

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

  • Amherst [Hampshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst [Hampshire County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Leverett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Holyoke [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holyoke
    • Holyoke [Hampden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Leverett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,921 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holyoke
  • Northampton [Hampshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northampton
    • Northampton [Hampshire County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Leverett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,362 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northampton
  • South Hadley [Hampshire County]
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    • South Hadley [Hampshire County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Leverett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,539 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenfield [Franklin County]
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      • Greenfield [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Leverett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,241 people
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    • Easthampton [Hampshire County]
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      • Easthampton [Hampshire County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Leverett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,750 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easthampton
    • Belchertown [Hampshire County]
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      • Belchertown [Hampshire County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Leverett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belchertown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belchertown
    • Athol [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athol
      • Athol [Worcester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Leverett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,698 people
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    • Ware [Hampshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ware
      • Ware [Hampshire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Leverett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,897 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ware
    • Montague [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montague
      • Montague [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Leverett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,203 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montague

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Leverett ...

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

Adding Leverett to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Franklin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Leverett: www.townhall.leverett.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 Franklin, 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 Leverett.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Leverett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Leverett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Leverett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Leverett) 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 Leverett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LeverettOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Leverett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4521, Longitude: -72.5012    
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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