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Welcome to Northbridge ...

Northbridge is located in Worcester County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Northbridge has a population of 16,642 people<2> (see below for details).

Northbridge was settled in 1704 and was incorporated in 1775.

Northbridge is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Northbridge: 01534<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Northbridge had an population of 16,642 people. This is an increase of 5.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Northbridge had a population of 15,707 people. This makes Northbridge the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Northbridge represents 0.24% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 126th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,707 people, the population of Northbridge increased 19.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,182 people).

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

Communities Also Named Northbridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Northbridge - it's located in South Carolina.

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

Communities near Northbridge ...

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

  • Worcester [Worcester County]
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    • Worcester [Worcester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Northbridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 184,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worcester
  • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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    • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Northbridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Framingham
  • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Northbridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
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  • Marlborough [Middlesex County]
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    • Marlborough [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Northbridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,290 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shrewsbury [Worcester County]
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      • Shrewsbury [Worcester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Northbridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,910 people
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    • Natick [Middlesex County]
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      • Natick [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Northbridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,766 people
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    • Cumberland [Providence County]
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      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Northbridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
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      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Northbridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,711 people
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    • Milford [Worcester County]
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      • Milford [Worcester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Northbridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,965 people
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    • Lincoln [Providence County]
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      • Lincoln [Providence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Northbridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln

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 Northbridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Northbridge.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northbridge ...

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

Adding Northbridge to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Massachusetts

About Worcester County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Northbridge. 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 Worcester, 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 Northbridge.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Northbridge - 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 Northbridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Northbridge 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Northbridge) 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 Northbridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NorthbridgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northbridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1544, Longitude: -71.6517    
<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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