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Welcome to Stoughton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Stoughton has a population of 28,924 people<2> (see below for details).
Stoughton was settled in 1713 and was incorporated in 1726.
Stoughton is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Stoughton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Stoughton: (781) and (339)<4>
The ZIP code for Stoughton: 02072<5>
Websites for Stoughton ...
Official Website: www.stoughton.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stoughton had an population of 28,924 people. This is an increase of 7.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.54% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Stoughton had a population of 26,962 people. This makes Stoughton the county's 11th most populous community.
The population of Stoughton represents 0.41% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 26,962 people, the population of Stoughton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 27,149 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Stoughton.
Communities Also Named Stoughton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Stoughton - they are located in Kansas, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Stoughton.
Communities near Stoughton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Stoughton.
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 Stoughton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stoughton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stoughton. 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 Stoughton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stoughton. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Stoughton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stoughton ...
Looking for more information about Stoughton? 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 Stoughton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Stoughton.
Adding Stoughton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Stoughton 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 Stoughton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Stoughton on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Stoughton on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Stoughton: www.stoughton.org/
The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Nov 2021