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Welcome to Millis ...

Millis is located in Norfolk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Millis has a population of 8,309 people<3> (see below for details).

Millis was settled in 1657 and was incorporated in 1885.

Millis is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Millis: 02054<6>

Websites for Millis ...

Official Website: www.millis.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Millis had an population of 8,309 people. This is an increase of 5.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Millis had a population of 7,891 people. This makes Millis the county's 25th most populous community.

The population of Millis represents 0.12% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 203rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,891 people, the population of Millis has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,902 people).

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

Communities Also Named Millis ...

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

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

Communities near Millis ...

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

  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Millis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Millis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Millis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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  • Newton [Middlesex County]
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    • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Millis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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      • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the north of Millis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Millis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
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      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Millis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Millis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Millis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
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    • Marlborough [Middlesex County]
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      • Marlborough [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Millis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,290 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 Millis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Millis.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Millis ...

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

Adding Millis to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Norfolk County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Millis: www.millis.org/

The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.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 Norfolk, 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 Millis.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Millis - 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 Millis). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Millis 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Millis) 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 Millis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MillisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Millis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1676, Longitude: -71.3578       In this case, the coordinates for Millis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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