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Welcome to Pelham ...
When the people of Pelham refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Pelhamite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pelham has a population of 1,316 people<3> (see below for details).
Pelham was settled in 1738 and was incorporated in 1743.
Pelham is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Pelham lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Pelham is within the (413) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pelham had an population of 1,316 people. This is a decrease of 0.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pelham had a population of 1,321 people. This makes Pelham the county's 14th most populous community.
The population of Pelham represents 0.02% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 314th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,321 people, the population of Pelham decreased 5.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,403 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pelham.
Communities Also Named Pelham ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Pelham - they are located in Alabama (2), Georgia, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pelham.
Communities near Pelham ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pelham.
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 Pelham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pelham.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pelham. 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 Pelham.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pelham. See our Newspapers Page for Pelham.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pelham ...
Looking for more information about Pelham? 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 Pelham, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pelham.
Adding Pelham to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pelham 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 Pelham was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pelham on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022