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Welcome to Mendon ...

Mendon is located in Worcester County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mendon has a population of 6,215 people<3> (see below for details).

Mendon was settled in 1660 and was incorporated in 1667.

Mendon is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Mendon: (508) & (774)<5>

The ZIP code for Mendon: 01756<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mendon had an population of 6,215 people. This is an increase of 6.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mendon had a population of 5,839 people. This makes Mendon the county's 41st most populous community.

The population of Mendon represents 0.09% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 236th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,839 people, the population of Mendon increased 10.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,286 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mendon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Mendon - they are located in Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah and Vermont.

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

Communities near Mendon ...

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

  • Worcester [Worcester County]
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    • Worcester [Worcester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Mendon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 184,570 people
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  • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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    • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Mendon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
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  • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Mendon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
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  • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Mendon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the south of Mendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
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    • Marlborough [Middlesex County]
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      • Marlborough [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Mendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,290 people
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    • Shrewsbury [Worcester County]
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      • Shrewsbury [Worcester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Mendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,910 people
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    • Natick [Middlesex County]
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      • Natick [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Mendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,766 people
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    • Cumberland [Providence County]
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      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Mendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
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      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the east of Mendon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,711 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 Mendon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mendon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mendon ...

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

Adding Mendon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Massachusetts

About Worcester County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mendon. 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 Worcester, 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 Mendon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mendon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<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 Mendon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mendon 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mendon) 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 Mendon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MendonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mendon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1057, Longitude: -71.5523       In this case, the coordinates for Mendon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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