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Welcome to Sherborn ...

Sherborn is located in Middlesex County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sherborn has a population of 4,336 people<2> (see below for details).

Sherborn was settled in 1652 and was incorporated in 1674.

Sherborn is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Sherborn: (508) and (774)<4>

The ZIP code for Sherborn: 01770<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sherborn had an population of 4,336 people. This is an increase of 5.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sherborn had a population of 4,119 people. This makes Sherborn the county's 52nd most populous community.

The population of Sherborn represents 0.06% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 260th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,119 people, the population of Sherborn decreased 1.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,200 people).

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

Communities near Sherborn ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Sherborn
    • 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]<6> to the northeast of Sherborn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Sherborn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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  • Newton [Middlesex County]
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    • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Sherborn
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Sherborn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Sherborn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Sherborn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
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    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Sherborn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
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    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
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      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Sherborn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
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    • Everett [Middlesex County]
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      • Everett [Middlesex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Sherborn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,107 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 Sherborn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sherborn.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sherborn ...

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

Adding Sherborn to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Massachusetts

About Middlesex County

About Massachusetts

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sherborn. 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 Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sherborn.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sherborn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<5>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 Sherborn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sherborn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sherborn) 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 Sherborn. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SherbornOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherborn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2423, Longitude: -71.3704    






















 

 

 

 

 


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