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Welcome to Middleton ...

Middleton is located in Essex County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Middleton has a population of 10,076 people<2> (see below for details).

Middleton was settled in 1659 and was incorporated in 1728.

Middleton is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Middleton: (978) & (351)<4>

The ZIP code for Middleton: 01949<5>

Websites for Middleton ...

Official Website: www.townofmiddleton.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Middleton had an population of 10,076 people. This is an increase of 12.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Middleton had a population of 8,987 people. This makes Middleton the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Middleton represents 0.14% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,987 people, the population of Middleton increased 16.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,744 people).

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

Communities Also Named Middleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Middleton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Middleton ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Middleton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Middleton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
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    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Middleton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
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  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Middleton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Middleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Lawrence [Essex County]
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      • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Middleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
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    • Haverhill [Essex County]
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      • Haverhill [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Middleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Middleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Middleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
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    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Middleton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 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 Middleton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Middleton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Middleton ...

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

Adding Middleton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Middleton: www.townofmiddleton.org/

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 Essex, 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 Middleton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Middleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<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 Middleton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Middleton 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- Middleton) 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 Middleton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MiddletonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Middleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5950, Longitude: -71.0156    






















 

 

 

 

 


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