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Welcome to Russell ...
The location of Russell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Russell has a population of 1,792 people<3> (see below for details).
Russell was settled in 1782 and was incorporated in 1792.
Russell is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Russell lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Russell is within the boundaries of the (413) area code.
The ZIP code for Russell: 01071<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Russell had an population of 1,792 people. This is an increase of 0.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Russell had a population of 1,775 people. This makes Russell the county's 18th most populous community.
The population of Russell represents 0.03% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 300th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,775 people, the population of Russell increased 7.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,657 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Russell.
Adding Russell to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Russell 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 Russell was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Russell on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Russell on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Russell ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 44 communities that are also named Russell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Russell.
Communities near Russell ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Russell.
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 Russell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Russell.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Russell. 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 Russell.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Russell. See our Newspapers Page for Russell.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Russell ...
Looking for more information about Russell? 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 Russell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Russell.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021