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Welcome to Newburyport ...

The coastal city of Newburyport is located in Essex County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Newburyport has a population of 18,305 people<2> (see below for details).

Newburyport was settled in 1635.

The community of Newburyport is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Newburyport: (978) and (351)<4>

The ZIP code for Newburyport: 01950<5>

Websites for Newburyport ...

Official Website: www.newburyportchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newburyport had an population of 18,305 people. This is an increase of 5.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newburyport had a population of 17,416 people. This makes Newburyport the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Newburyport represents 0.27% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,416 people, the population of Newburyport increased 1.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 17,189 people).

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

Communities near Newburyport ...

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

  • Lawrence [Essex County]
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    • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Newburyport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
  • Haverhill [Essex County]
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    • Haverhill [Essex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Newburyport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
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  • Peabody [Essex County]
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    • Peabody [Essex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Newburyport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,063 people
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  • Methuen [Essex County]
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    • Methuen [Essex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Newburyport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,910 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Methuen have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beverly [Essex County]
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      • Beverly [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Newburyport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,242 people
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    • Andover [Essex County]
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      • Andover [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Newburyport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,554 people
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    • North Andover [Essex County]
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      • North Andover [Essex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Newburyport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Andover
    • Salem [Rockingham County]
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      • Salem [Rockingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Newburyport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,641 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<8>
    • Gloucester [Essex County]
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      • Gloucester [Essex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Newburyport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,539 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloucester have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Danvers [Essex County]
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      • Danvers [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Newburyport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,571 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 Newburyport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Newburyport.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newburyport. Our list includes 87 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Newburyport.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newburyport ...

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

Adding Newburyport to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Newburyport

Find a Community within Massachusetts

About Essex County

About Massachusetts

The official website for Newburyport: www.newburyportchamber.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 Essex, 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 Newburyport.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newburyport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<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 city (such as Newburyport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Newburyport 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newburyport) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Newburyport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NewburyportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newburyport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8127, Longitude: -70.8753    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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