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Welcome to Stockbridge ...

Stockbridge is located in Berkshire County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stockbridge has a population of 1,890 people<2> (see below for details).

Stockbridge was settled in 1734 and was incorporated in 1739.

Stockbridge is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Stockbridge is within the (413) area code.

The ZIP codes for Stockbridge: 01262-01263<4>

Websites for Stockbridge ...

Junior League:   www.jlbc.info/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stockbridge had an population of 1,890 people. This is a decrease of 2.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stockbridge had a population of 1,947 people. This makes Stockbridge the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Stockbridge represents 0.03% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 291st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,947 people, the population of Stockbridge decreased 14.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,276 people).

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

Adding Stockbridge to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Stockbridge in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Stockbridge elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Stockbridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Stockbridge - they are located in Georgia, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Vermont and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Stockbridge ...

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

  • Pittsfield [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsfield
    • Pittsfield [Berkshire County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Stockbridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 42,142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsfield
  • Great Barrington [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Barrington
    • Great Barrington [Berkshire County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Stockbridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,945 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Barrington
  • Dalton [Berkshire County]
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    • Dalton [Berkshire County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Stockbridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,525 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dalton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
  • Claverack [Columbia County]
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    • Claverack [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Stockbridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,630 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claverack have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claverack
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ghent [Columbia County]
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      • Ghent [Columbia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Stockbridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,071 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ghent have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ghent
    • Lenox [Berkshire County]
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      • Lenox [Berkshire County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Stockbridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,944 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenox
    • Chatham [Columbia County]
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      • Chatham [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Stockbridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,819 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham
    • Copake [Columbia County]
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      • Copake [Columbia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Stockbridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,394 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copake have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copake
    • North Canaan [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Canaan
      • North Canaan [Litchfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Stockbridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Canaan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Canaan
    • Sheffield [Berkshire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheffield
      • Sheffield [Berkshire County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Stockbridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,129 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheffield

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stockbridge. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Stockbridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stockbridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Massachusetts

About Berkshire County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stockbridge. 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 Berkshire, 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 Stockbridge.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stockbridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Stockbridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stockbridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Stockbridge includes: 01262 & 01263.
<5>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- Stockbridge) 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 Stockbridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stockbridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stockbridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2876, Longitude: -73.3206    
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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