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Welcome to North Chelmsford ...

North Chelmsford is located in Middlesex County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for North Chelmsford: N. Chelmsford

North Chelmsford is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for North Chelmsford: (978) and (351)<3>

The ZIP code for North Chelmsford: 01863<4>

Communities near North Chelmsford ...

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

  • Lowell [Middlesex County]
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    • Lowell [Middlesex County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the east of North Chelmsford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,904 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
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    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of North Chelmsford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<6>
  • Lawrence [Essex County]
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    • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of North Chelmsford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
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  • Haverhill [Essex County]
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    • Haverhill [Essex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of North Chelmsford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of North Chelmsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Methuen [Essex County]
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      • Methuen [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of North Chelmsford
      • 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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    • Arlington [Middlesex County]
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      • Arlington [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of North Chelmsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,169 people
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    • Billerica [Middlesex County]
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      • Billerica [Middlesex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of North Chelmsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,021 people
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    • Woburn [Middlesex County]
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      • Woburn [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of North Chelmsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,135 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woburn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Andover [Essex County]
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      • Andover [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of North Chelmsford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,554 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 North Chelmsford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Chelmsford.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Chelmsford. See our Newspapers Page for North Chelmsford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Chelmsford ...

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

Adding North Chelmsford to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found North Chelmsford on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Middlesex County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Chelmsford. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Chelmsford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<4>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 North Chelmsford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether North Chelmsford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Chelmsford) 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 North Chelmsford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North ChelmsfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Chelmsford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6393, Longitude: -71.3832    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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