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Welcome to Stow ...
The location of Stow has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Stow has a population of 7,243 people<3> (see below for details).
Stow was settled in 1681 and was incorporated in 1683.
Stow is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Stow lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Stow: (978) & (351)<5>
The ZIP code for Stow: 01775<6>
Websites for Stow ...
Official Website: www.ci.stow.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stow had an population of 7,243 people. This is an increase of 9.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Stow had a population of 6,590 people. This makes Stow the county's 48th most populous community.
The population of Stow represents 0.1% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 221st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,590 people, the population of Stow increased 11.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,902 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Stow.
Communities Also Named Stow ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Stow - they are located in Maine, New York and Ohio.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Stow.
Communities near Stow ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Stow.
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 Stow. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stow.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stow. 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 Stow.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stow. See our Newspapers Page for Stow.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stow ...
Looking for more information about Stow? 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 Stow, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Stow.
Adding Stow to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Stow 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 Stow was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Stow on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Stow on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Stow: www.ci.stow.ma.us/
The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022