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Welcome to Plum Island ...

Plum Island is located in Essex County<1>.


The location of Plum Island has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


A typical abbreviation for Plum Island: Plum Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Plum Island is near sea level<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Plum Island ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Plum Island - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Plum Island ...

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

  • Lawrence
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrence
    • Lawrence is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
  • Haverhill
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haverhill
    • Haverhill is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
  • Methuen
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Methuen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Methuen
    • Methuen is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,910 people
  • Beverly
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
    • Beverly is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,242 people
  • Andover
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andover
    • Andover is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,554 people
  • North Andover
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Andover
    • North Andover is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,460 people
  • Salem
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
    • Salem is located in Rockingham County (NH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,641 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem <4>
  • Gloucester
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloucester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester
    • Gloucester is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,539 people
  • Danvers
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danvers
    • Danvers is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,571 people
  • Portsmouth
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portsmouth
    • Portsmouth is located in Rockingham County (NH)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,557 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portsmouth <4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plum Island ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plum Island. 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 Essex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plum Island - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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