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Welcome to Milton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Milton has a population of 27,600 people<2> (see below for details).
Milton was settled in 1636 and was incorporated in 1662.
Milton is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Milton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Milton: (617) and (857)<4>
The ZIP code for Milton: 02186<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 27,600 people. This is an increase of 2.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.9% since the 2000 Census).
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 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).
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.
Communities near Milton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Milton.
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 Milton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milton.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Milton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milton. See our Newspapers 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.
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.
Adding Milton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Milton 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 Milton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Milton on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Massachusetts (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Milton on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022