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Welcome to Lunenburg ...

Lunenburg is located in Worcester County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lunenburg has a population of 11,723 people<2> (see below for details).

Lunenburg was settled in 1721 and was incorporated in 1728.

Lunenburg is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Lunenburg: (978) and (351)<4>

The ZIP code for Lunenburg: 01462<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lunenburg had an population of 11,723 people. This is an increase of 16.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lunenburg had a population of 10,086 people. This makes Lunenburg the county's 25th most populous community.

The population of Lunenburg represents 0.15% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 180th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,086 people, the population of Lunenburg increased 7.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,401 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lunenburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Lunenburg - they are located in Arkansas, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Vermont and Virginia.

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

Communities near Lunenburg ...

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

  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
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    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Lunenburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<7>
  • Marlborough [Middlesex County]
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    • Marlborough [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Lunenburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,290 people
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  • Chelmsford [Middlesex County]
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    • Chelmsford [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Lunenburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,528 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chelmsford have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Hudson [Hillsborough County]
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    • Hudson [Hillsborough County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Lunenburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,620 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Westford [Middlesex County]
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      • Westford [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Lunenburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,276 people
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    • Acton [Middlesex County]
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      • Acton [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Lunenburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,503 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Acton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gardner [Worcester County]
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      • Gardner [Worcester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Lunenburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,585 people
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    • Hudson [Middlesex County]
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      • Hudson [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Lunenburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,732 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Holden [Worcester County]
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      • Holden [Worcester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Lunenburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,259 people
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    • Milford [Hillsborough County]
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      • Milford [Hillsborough County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Lunenburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,515 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lunenburg ...

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

Adding Lunenburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lunenburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Worcester, 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 Lunenburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lunenburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<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 Lunenburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lunenburg 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lunenburg) 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 Lunenburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LunenburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lunenburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5950, Longitude: -71.7246    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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