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Welcome to Malden ...

The city of Malden is located in Middlesex County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Malden has a population of 60,480 people<2> (see below for details).

Malden was settled in 1640.

The community of Malden is near sea level<3>.

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

Area codes for Malden: (781) and (339)<4>

The ZIP code for Malden: 02148<5>

Websites for Malden ...

Official Website: www.ci.malden.ma.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Malden had an population of 60,480 people. This is an increase of 1.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Malden had a population of 59,450 people. This makes Malden the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Malden represents 0.91% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 59,450 people, the population of Malden increased 5.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 56,340 people).

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

Communities Also Named Malden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Malden - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Malden ...

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

  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
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    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Malden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
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  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Malden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Malden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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  • Newton [Middlesex County]
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    • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Malden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lawrence [Essex County]
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      • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
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      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
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    • Weymouth [Norfolk County]
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      • Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,104 people
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    • Peabody [Essex County]
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      • Peabody [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,063 people
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    • Salem [Essex County]
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      • Salem [Essex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Malden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,581 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 Malden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Malden.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Malden. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Malden.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Malden ...

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

Adding Malden to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Massachusetts

About Middlesex County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Malden: www.ci.malden.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 Middlesex, 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 Malden.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Malden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (339) is an overlay for area code (781).
<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 city (such as Malden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Malden 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- Malden) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Malden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MaldenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Malden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4253, Longitude: -71.0677    






















 

 

 

 

 


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