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Welcome to Lynn ...
Lynn was settled in 1629.
When the people of Lynn refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Lynner or Lynnian.<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lynn has a population of 94,505 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Lynn is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Lynn lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Lynn: (781) & (339)<5>
The ZIP codes for Lynn: 01901-01905, 01910<6>
Websites for Lynn ...
Official Website: www.ci.lynn.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lynn had an population of 94,505 people. This is an increase of 4.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lynn had a population of 90,329 people (which is 12.15% of the total population of Essex County). This makes Lynn the county's most populous community.
The population of Lynn represents 1.38% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 90,329 people, the population of Lynn increased 1.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 89,050 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lynn.
Communities Also Named Lynn ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 26 communities that are also named Lynn - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lynn.
Communities near Lynn ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lynn.
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 Lynn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lynn.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lynn. 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 Lynn.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lynn. Our list includes 76 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lynn.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynn ...
Looking for more information about Lynn? 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 Lynn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lynn.
Adding Lynn to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lynn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lynn was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Lynn in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Lynn.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lynn: www.ci.lynn.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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