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Welcome to Lynnfield ...

Lynnfield is located in Essex County<1>.

The location of Lynnfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lynnfield has a population of 13,009 people<3> (see below for details).

Lynnfield was settled in 1638 and was incorporated in 1814.

Lynnfield is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Lynnfield: (781) & (339)<5>

The ZIP code for Lynnfield: 01940<6>

Websites for Lynnfield ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lynnfield had an population of 13,009 people. This is an increase of 12.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lynnfield had a population of 11,596 people. This makes Lynnfield the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Lynnfield represents 0.18% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 160th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,596 people, the population of Lynnfield has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,542 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lynnfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lynnfield - they are located in Delaware and New Brunswick.

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

Communities near Lynnfield ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the south of Lynnfield
    • 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]<7> to the south of Lynnfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
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    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Lynnfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
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  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Lynnfield
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Lynnfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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    • Newton [Middlesex County]
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      • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Lynnfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Lynnfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Lawrence [Essex County]
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      • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Lynnfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
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    • Haverhill [Essex County]
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      • Haverhill [Essex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Lynnfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Lynnfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 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 Lynnfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lynnfield.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynnfield ...

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

Adding Lynnfield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Massachusetts

About Essex County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lynnfield: www.town.lynnfield.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 Essex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lynnfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lynnfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (339) is an overlay for area code (781).
<6>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 Lynnfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lynnfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Lynnfield) 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 Lynnfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LynnfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynnfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5390, Longitude: -71.0481       In this case, the coordinates for Lynnfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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