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Welcome to Randolph ...

Randolph is located in Norfolk County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Randolph has a population of 34,362 people<3> (see below for details).

Randolph was settled in 1710 and was incorporated in 1793.

Randolph is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Randolph: (781) and (339)<5>

The ZIP code for Randolph: 02368<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Randolph had an population of 34,362 people. This is an increase of 7.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Randolph had a population of 32,112 people. This makes Randolph the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Randolph represents 0.49% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 32,112 people, the population of Randolph increased 3.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 30,963 people).

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

Communities Also Named Randolph ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Randolph - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Randolph ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Randolph
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the north of Randolph
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Randolph
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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  • Newton [Middlesex County]
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    • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Randolph
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the north of Randolph
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Randolph
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Randolph
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
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    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Randolph
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
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    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
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      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the north of Randolph
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
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    • Weymouth [Norfolk County]
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      • Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Randolph
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,104 people
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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 Randolph. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Randolph.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Randolph. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Randolph.

Adding Randolph to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Randolph. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/

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 Norfolk, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Randolph.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Randolph - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (339) is an overlay for area code (781).
<6>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 Randolph). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Randolph or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Randolph) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Randolph. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RandolphOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Randolph. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1626, Longitude: -71.0412       In this case, the coordinates for Randolph have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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