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Welcome to Monson ...
The location of Monson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Monson has a population of 8,778 people<3> (see below for details).
Monson was settled in 1715 and was incorporated in 1775.
Monson is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Monson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Monson: (413)
The ZIP code for Monson: 01057<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Monson had an population of 8,778 people. This is an increase of 2.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.01% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Monson had a population of 8,560 people. This makes Monson the county's 13th most populous community.
The population of Monson represents 0.13% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 192nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,560 people, the population of Monson increased 2.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,359 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Monson.
Communities Also Named Monson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Monson - they are located in California, Colorado, Maine and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Monson.
Communities near Monson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Monson.
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 Monson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Monson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Monson. 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 Monson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Monson. See our Newspapers Page for Monson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monson ...
Looking for more information about Monson? 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 Monson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Monson.
Adding Monson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Monson 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 Monson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Monson on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Monson on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022