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Welcome to South Worcester ...

South Worcester is located in Worcester County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for South Worcester: S. Worcester

South Worcester is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named South Worcester ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named South Worcester - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near South Worcester ...

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

  • Leominster [Worcester County]
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    • Leominster [Worcester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of South Worcester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,548 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leominster
  • Marlborough [Middlesex County]
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    • Marlborough [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of South Worcester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,290 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlborough
  • Shrewsbury [Worcester County]
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    • Shrewsbury [Worcester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of South Worcester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,910 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shrewsbury
  • Milford [Worcester County]
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    • Milford [Worcester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of South Worcester
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,965 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hudson [Middlesex County]
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      • Hudson [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of South Worcester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,732 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
    • Holden [Worcester County]
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      • Holden [Worcester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of South Worcester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holden
    • Grafton [Worcester County]
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      • Grafton [Worcester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of South Worcester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Westborough [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westborough
      • Westborough [Worcester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of South Worcester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,063 people
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    • Hopkinton [Middlesex County]
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      • Hopkinton [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of South Worcester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,624 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopkinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopkinton
    • Ashland [Middlesex County]
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      • Ashland [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of South Worcester
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,887 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Worcester ...

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

Adding South Worcester to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South Worcester. 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 Worcester, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Worcester - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Worcester) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Worcester. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2437, Longitude: -71.8134       In this case, the coordinates for South Worcester have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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