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Welcome to Tewksbury ...

Tewksbury is located in Middlesex County<1>.

The pronunciation of Tewksbury: tooks-bury<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tewksbury has a population of 31,185 people<3> (see below for details).

Tewksbury was settled in 1637 and was incorporated in 1734.

Tewksbury is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Tewksbury: (978) and (351)<5>

The ZIP code for Tewksbury: 01876<6>

Websites for Tewksbury ...

Official Website: www.tewksbury.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tewksbury had an population of 31,185 people. This is an increase of 7.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tewksbury had a population of 28,961 people. This makes Tewksbury the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Tewksbury represents 0.44% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 28,961 people, the population of Tewksbury has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 28,851 people).

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

Communities Also Named Tewksbury ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Tewksbury - it's located in New Jersey.

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

Communities near Tewksbury ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Tewksbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boston
  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Tewksbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambridge
  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Tewksbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynn
  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
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    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Tewksbury
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newton [Middlesex County]
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      • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Tewksbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Tewksbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerville
    • Lawrence [Essex County]
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      • Lawrence [Essex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Tewksbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,007 people
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    • Haverhill [Essex County]
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      • Haverhill [Essex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Tewksbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,098 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waltham
      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Tewksbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Tewksbury
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
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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 Tewksbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tewksbury.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tewksbury ...

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

Adding Tewksbury to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Massachusetts

About Middlesex County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tewksbury: www.tewksbury.net/

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 Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Tewksbury. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tewksbury.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tewksbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (351) is an overlay for area code (978).
<6>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 Tewksbury). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tewksbury or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Tewksbury) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tewksbury. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TewksburyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tewksbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6122, Longitude: -71.2336    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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