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Welcome to Milton ...

Milton is located in Norfolk County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Milton has a population of 27,616 people<1> (see below for details).

Milton was settled in 1636 and was incorporated in 1662.

Milton is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Milton: (617) & (857)<3>

The ZIP code for Milton: 02186<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milton had a population of 27,003 people. This makes Milton the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Milton represents 0.41% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,003 people, the population of Milton increased 3.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,062 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 27,616 people. This is an increase of 2.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.96% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Milton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 67 communities that are also named Milton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (6), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Milton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Milton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Milton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milton ...

Looking for more information about Milton? 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.

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

Communities near Milton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Boston   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the North (N) of Milton

Located in Suffolk County

Cambridge   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Milton

Located in Middlesex County

Brockton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Milton

Located in Plymouth County

Lynn   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Milton

Located in Essex County

Newton   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Milton

Located in Middlesex County

Somerville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Milton

Located in Middlesex County

Framingham   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Milton

Located in Middlesex County

Waltham   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Milton

Located in Middlesex County

Malden   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Milton

Located in Middlesex County

Brookline   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Milton

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Milton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Norfolk County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Milton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Milton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (857) is an overlay for area code (617).

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<4>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 Milton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Milton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Milton) 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 Milton. 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 Milton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2489, Longitude: -71.0657     [Map].

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