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Welcome to Mansfield ...

Mansfield is located in Bristol County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mansfield has a population of 24,484 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

Area codes for Mansfield: (508) and (774)<4>

The ZIP code for Mansfield: 02048<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mansfield had an population of 24,484 people. This is an increase of 5.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mansfield had a population of 23,184 people. This makes Mansfield the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Mansfield represents 0.35% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,184 people, the population of Mansfield increased 3.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 22,414 people).

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

Adding Mansfield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Mansfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Mansfield - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (4), Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mansfield ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Mansfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Mansfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Mansfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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  • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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    • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Mansfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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      • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Mansfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
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    • Weymouth [Norfolk County]
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      • Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Mansfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,104 people
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    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Mansfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mansfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Mansfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Mansfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 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 Mansfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mansfield.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mansfield ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mansfield. 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 Bristol, 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 Mansfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mansfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<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 Mansfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mansfield 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mansfield) 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 Mansfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MansfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mansfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0321, Longitude: -71.2186    
<7>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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