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Welcome to Natick ...

Natick is located in Middlesex County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Natick has a population of 36,029 people<2> (see below for details).

Natick was settled in 1718 and was incorporated in 1781.

Natick is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Natick: (508) and (774)<4>

The ZIP code for Natick: 01760<5>

Websites for Natick ...

Official Website: www.natickma.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Natick had an population of 36,029 people. This is an increase of 9.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Natick had a population of 33,006 people. This makes Natick the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Natick represents 0.5% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 49th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 33,006 people, the population of Natick increased 2.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 32,170 people).

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

Communities Also Named Natick ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Massachusetts communities named Natick: This one is located in Middlesex County and the other is located in Essex County.

Beyond Massachusetts, there are 3 communities that are also named Natick - they are located in Nebraska and Rhode Island.

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

Communities near Natick ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Natick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Natick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Natick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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  • Newton [Middlesex County]
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    • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Natick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Natick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Natick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Natick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
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    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Natick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
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    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
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      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Natick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
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    • Revere [Suffolk County]
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      • Revere [Suffolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Natick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,375 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 Natick. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Natick.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Natick. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Natick.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Natick ...

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

Adding Natick to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Massachusetts

About Middlesex County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Natick: www.natickma.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 Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Natick.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Natick - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<5>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 Natick). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Natick or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Natick) 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 Natick. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NatickOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Natick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2838, Longitude: -71.3473    






















 

 

 

 

 


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