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Welcome to Nahant ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Nahant has a population of 3,510 people<2> (see below for details).
Nahant was settled in 1630 and was incorporated in 1853.
Nahant is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Nahant lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Nahant: (781) and (339)<4>
The ZIP code for Nahant: 01908<5>
Websites for Nahant ...
Official Website: www.nahant.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nahant had an population of 3,510 people. This is an increase of 2.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.36% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nahant had a population of 3,410 people. This makes Nahant the county's 34th most populous community.
The population of Nahant represents 0.05% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 268th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,410 people, the population of Nahant decreased 6.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,632 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nahant.
Communities Also Named Nahant ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Nahant - they are located in Iowa and South Dakota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nahant.
Communities near Nahant ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nahant.
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 Nahant. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nahant.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nahant. 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 Nahant.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nahant. See our Newspapers Page for Nahant.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nahant ...
Looking for more information about Nahant? 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 Nahant, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Nahant.
Adding Nahant to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Nahant 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 Nahant was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Nahant on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Nahant on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Nahant: www.nahant.org/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022