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Welcome to Northampton ...
When the people of Northampton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Northamptonite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Northampton has a population of 28,451 people<3> (see below for details).
Northampton was settled in 1654.
The community of Northampton is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Northampton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Northampton is located in the (413) area code.
The ZIP codes for Northampton: 01060-01061, 01063<5>
Websites for Northampton ...
Official Website: www.ci.northampton.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Northampton had an population of 28,451 people. This is a decrease of 0.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.82% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Northampton had a population of 28,549 people (or 18.06% of the total population of Hampshire County). This makes Northampton the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Northampton represents 0.44% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 28,549 people, the population of Northampton decreased 1.48% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 28,978 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Northampton.
Adding Northampton to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Northampton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Northampton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Northampton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Northampton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Northampton - they are located in Illinois, Maryland (3), New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), Pennsylvania and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Northampton.
Communities near Northampton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Northampton.
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 Northampton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Northampton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Northampton. 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 Northampton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Northampton. Our list includes 36 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Northampton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northampton ...
Looking for more information about Northampton? 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 Northampton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Northampton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Northampton: www.ci.northampton.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021