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Welcome to Medfield ...
The location of Medfield has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Medfield has a population of 12,959 people<3> (see below for details).
Medfield was settled in 1649 and was incorporated in 1651.
Medfield is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Medfield lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Medfield: (508) and (774)<5>
The ZIP code for Medfield: 02052<6>
Websites for Medfield ...
Official Website: www.town.medfield.net/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Medfield had an population of 12,959 people. This is an increase of 7.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.59% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Medfield had a population of 12,024 people. This makes Medfield the county's 20th most populous community.
The population of Medfield represents 0.18% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 157th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,024 people, the population of Medfield decreased 2.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,273 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Medfield.
Communities Also Named Medfield ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Medfield - it's located in North Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Medfield.
Communities near Medfield ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Medfield.
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 Medfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Medfield.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Medfield. 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 Medfield.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Medfield. See our Newspapers Page for Medfield.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Medfield ...
Looking for more information about Medfield? 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 Medfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Medfield.
Adding Medfield to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Medfield 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 Medfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Medfield on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Medfield on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Medfield: www.town.medfield.net/
The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022