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Welcome to Swampscott ...
The pronunciation of Swampscott: swamp-scutt<2>
When the people of Swampscott refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Swampscotter<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Swampscott has a population of 15,307 people<4> (see below for details).
Swampscott was settled in 1629 and was incorporated in 1852.
Swampscott is near sea level<5>.
Time Zone: Swampscott lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Swampscott: (781) and (339)<6>
The ZIP code for Swampscott: 01907<7>
Websites for Swampscott ...
Official Website: www.town.swampscott.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Swampscott had an population of 15,307 people. This is an increase of 11.02% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Swampscott had a population of 13,787 people. This makes Swampscott the county's 16th most populous community.
The population of Swampscott represents 0.21% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 140th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 13,787 people, the population of Swampscott decreased 4.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,412 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Swampscott.
Communities near Swampscott ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Swampscott.
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 Swampscott. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Swampscott.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Swampscott. 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 Swampscott.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Swampscott. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Swampscott.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swampscott ...
Looking for more information about Swampscott? 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 Swampscott, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Swampscott.
Adding Swampscott to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Swampscott 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 Swampscott was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Swampscott on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Swampscott on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Swampscott: www.town.swampscott.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