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Welcome to Shutesbury ...

Shutesbury is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Shutesbury has a population of 1,757 people<3> (see below for details).

Shutesbury was settled in 1735 and was incorporated in 1761.

Shutesbury is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Shutesbury is located in the (413) area code.

The ZIP code for Shutesbury: 01072<5>

Websites for Shutesbury ...

Official Website: www.shutesbury.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shutesbury had an population of 1,757 people. This is a decrease of 0.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shutesbury had a population of 1,771 people. This makes Shutesbury the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Shutesbury represents 0.03% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 301st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,771 people, the population of Shutesbury decreased 2.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,810 people).

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

Communities near Shutesbury ...

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

  • Amherst [Hampshire County]
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    • Amherst [Hampshire County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Shutesbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Northampton [Hampshire County]
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    • Northampton [Hampshire County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Shutesbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,362 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northampton
  • South Hadley [Hampshire County]
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    • South Hadley [Hampshire County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Shutesbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,539 people
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  • Greenfield [Franklin County]
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    • Greenfield [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Shutesbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,241 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Easthampton [Hampshire County]
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      • Easthampton [Hampshire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Shutesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,750 people
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    • Belchertown [Hampshire County]
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      • Belchertown [Hampshire County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Shutesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belchertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belchertown
    • Athol [Worcester County]
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      • Athol [Worcester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Shutesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,698 people
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    • Ware [Hampshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ware
      • Ware [Hampshire County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Shutesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,897 people
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    • Montague [Franklin County]
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      • Montague [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Shutesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,203 people
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    • Templeton [Worcester County]
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      • Templeton [Worcester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Shutesbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,134 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Templeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Templeton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shutesbury ...

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

Adding Shutesbury to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shutesbury: www.shutesbury.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 Franklin, 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 Shutesbury.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shutesbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Shutesbury). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Shutesbury 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shutesbury) 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 Shutesbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShutesburyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shutesbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4565, Longitude: -72.4098       In this case, the coordinates for Shutesbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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