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Welcome to Longmeadow ...

Longmeadow is located in Hampden County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Longmeadow has a population of 15,705 people<2> (see below for details).

Longmeadow was settled in 1644 and was incorporated in 1783.

Longmeadow is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Longmeadow lies within the (413) area code.

The ZIP codes for Longmeadow: 01106, 01116<4>

Websites for Longmeadow ...

Official Website: www.longmeadow.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Longmeadow had an population of 15,705 people. This is a decrease of 0.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Longmeadow had a population of 15,784 people. This makes Longmeadow the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Longmeadow represents 0.24% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,784 people, the population of Longmeadow has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,633 people).

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

Adding Longmeadow to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Longmeadow in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Longmeadow elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Longmeadow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Longmeadow - they are located in Maryland (2) and Rhode Island.

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

Communities near Longmeadow ...

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

  • Manchester [Hartford County]
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    • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Longmeadow
    • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
  • Chicopee [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicopee
    • Chicopee [Hampden County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Longmeadow
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,126 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicopee
  • Westfield [Hampden County]
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    • Westfield [Hampden County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Longmeadow
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,204 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
  • Holyoke [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holyoke
    • Holyoke [Hampden County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Longmeadow
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,117 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holyoke
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vernon [Tolland County]
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      • Vernon [Tolland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Longmeadow
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon
    • Windsor [Hartford County]
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      • Windsor [Hartford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Longmeadow
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Northampton [Hampshire County]
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      • Northampton [Hampshire County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Longmeadow
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,451 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northampton
    • South Windsor [Hartford County]
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      • South Windsor [Hartford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Longmeadow
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,162 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Windsor
    • Simsbury [Hartford County]
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      • Simsbury [Hartford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Longmeadow
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simsbury
    • Ludlow [Hampden County]
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      • Ludlow [Hampden County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Longmeadow
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludlow have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludlow

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Longmeadow ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Massachusetts

About Hampden County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Longmeadow: www.longmeadow.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 Hampden, 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 Longmeadow.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Longmeadow - 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 Longmeadow). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Longmeadow 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Longmeadow) 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 Longmeadow. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Longmeadow

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longmeadow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0543, Longitude: -72.5726    
<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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