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Welcome to Middleborough ...

The Middleborough is located in Plymouth County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Middleborough has a population of 25,498 people<2> (see below for details).

Middleborough is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP codes for Middleborough: 02344, 02346, 02348-02349<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Middleborough had an population of 25,498 people. This is an increase of 10.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Middleborough had a population of 23,116 people. This makes Middleborough the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Middleborough represents 0.35% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,116 people, the population of Middleborough increased 15.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,941 people).

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

Adding Middleborough to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities Also Named Middleborough ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Middleborough - it's located in Maryland.

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

Communities near Middleborough ...

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

  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Middleborough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockton
  • New Bedford [Bristol County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bedford
    • New Bedford [Bristol County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Middleborough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,517 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bedford
  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Middleborough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall River have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fall River
  • Plymouth [Plymouth County]
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    • Plymouth [Plymouth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Middleborough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,654 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Middleborough
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taunton
    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Middleborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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    • Dartmouth [Bristol County]
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      • Dartmouth [Bristol County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Middleborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,926 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dartmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dartmouth
    • Stoughton [Norfolk County]
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      • Stoughton [Norfolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Middleborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,891 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoughton
    • Bridgewater [Plymouth County]
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      • Bridgewater [Plymouth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Middleborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,689 people
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    • Marshfield [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshfield
      • Marshfield [Plymouth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Middleborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshfield

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 Middleborough. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Middleborough.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Middleborough. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Middleborough.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Middleborough. 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 Plymouth, 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 Middleborough.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Middleborough - 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 Middleborough). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Middleborough or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Middleborough includes: 02344, 02346, 02348 & 02349.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Middleborough) 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 Middleborough. 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 MiddleboroughOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Middleborough. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8860, Longitude: -70.9172    
<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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