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Welcome to Millbury ...

Millbury is located in Worcester County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Millbury has a population of 13,929 people<3> (see below for details).

Millbury was settled in 1716 and was incorporated in 1813.

Millbury is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Millbury: (508) and (774)<5>

The ZIP code for Millbury: 01527<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Millbury had an population of 13,929 people. This is an increase of 5.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Millbury had a population of 13,261 people. This makes Millbury the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Millbury represents 0.2% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 149th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,261 people, the population of Millbury increased 3.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,784 people).

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

Communities Also Named Millbury ...

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

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

Communities near Millbury ...

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

  • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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    • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Millbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Framingham
  • Woonsocket [Providence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woonsocket
    • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Millbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woonsocket
  • Marlborough [Middlesex County]
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    • Marlborough [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Millbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,290 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlborough
  • Shrewsbury [Worcester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shrewsbury
    • Shrewsbury [Worcester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the north of Millbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,910 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shrewsbury
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
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      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Millbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,711 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Milford [Worcester County]
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      • Milford [Worcester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Millbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,965 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • Hudson [Middlesex County]
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      • Hudson [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Millbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,732 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
    • Holden [Worcester County]
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      • Holden [Worcester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Millbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,259 people
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    • Westborough [Worcester County]
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      • Westborough [Worcester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Millbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,063 people
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    • Hopkinton [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopkinton
      • Hopkinton [Middlesex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Millbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopkinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopkinton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Millbury ...

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

Adding Millbury to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Millbury 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 Millbury was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

We also found Millbury on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Massachusetts (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Massachusetts

About Worcester County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Millbury. 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 Millbury.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Millbury - 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 Millbury). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Millbury 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' (or 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- Millbury) 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 Millbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MillburyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Millbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1940, Longitude: -71.7601       In this case, the coordinates for Millbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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