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Welcome to Peabody ...
The city of Peabody is located in Essex County<1>.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Peabody has a population of 53,095 people<2> (see below for details).
Peabody is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Peabody lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Peabody: (978) & (351)<4>
The ZIP codes for Peabody: 01960-01961<5>
The community of Peabody was settled in 1626.
Websites for Peabody ...
Official Website: www.ci.peabody.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Peabody had an population of 53,095 people. This is an increase of 3.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.32% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Peabody had a population of 51,251 people (or 6.9% of the total population of Essex County). This makes Peabody the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Peabody represents 0.78% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 51,251 people, the population of Peabody increased 6.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 48,129 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Peabody.
Communities Also Named Peabody ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Peabody - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Ontario, Quebec, Tennessee and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Peabody.
Communities near Peabody ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Peabody.
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 Peabody. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Peabody.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Peabody. 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 Peabody.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Peabody. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Peabody.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peabody ...
Looking for more information about Peabody? 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 Peabody, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Peabody.
Adding Peabody to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Peabody in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Peabody was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Peabody in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Peabody.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Peabody: www.ci.peabody.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 May 2023