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Welcome to Shrewsbury ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Shrewsbury has a population of 38,246 people<2> (see below for details).
Shrewsbury was settled in 1722 and was incorporated in 1727.
Shrewsbury is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Shrewsbury lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Shrewsbury: (508) and (774)<4>
The ZIP codes for Shrewsbury: 01545-01546<5>
Websites for Shrewsbury ...
Official Website: www.ci.shrewsbury.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shrewsbury had an population of 38,246 people. This is an increase of 7.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.88% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Shrewsbury had a population of 35,608 people. This makes Shrewsbury the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Shrewsbury represents 0.54% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 35,608 people, the population of Shrewsbury increased 12.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 31,640 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Shrewsbury.
Communities Also Named Shrewsbury ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Shrewsbury - they are located in Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Vermont and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Shrewsbury.
Communities near Shrewsbury ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Shrewsbury.
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 Shrewsbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Shrewsbury.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Shrewsbury. 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 Shrewsbury.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Shrewsbury. See our Newspapers Page for Shrewsbury.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shrewsbury ...
Looking for more information about Shrewsbury? 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 Shrewsbury, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Shrewsbury.
Adding Shrewsbury to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Shrewsbury on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Shrewsbury on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Shrewsbury: www.ci.shrewsbury.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022