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Welcome to Weymouth ...

Weymouth is located in Norfolk County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Weymouth has a population of 57,760 people<2> (see below for details).

Weymouth was settled in 1630 and was incorporated in 1635.

Weymouth is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Weymouth: (781) and (339)<4>

The ZIP codes for Weymouth: 02188-02191<5>

Websites for Weymouth ...

Official Website: www.weymouth.ma.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Weymouth had an population of 57,760 people. This is an increase of 7.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Weymouth had a population of 53,743 people (or 8.01% of the total population of Norfolk County). This makes Weymouth the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Weymouth represents 0.82% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 53,743 people, the population of Weymouth has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 53,988 people).

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

Communities Also Named Weymouth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Weymouth - they are located in Kentucky, New Jersey, Nova Scotia and Ohio.

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

Communities near Weymouth ...

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

  • Boston [Suffolk County]
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    • Boston [Suffolk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Weymouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691,531 people
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  • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
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    • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Weymouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Weymouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Lynn [Essex County]
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    • Lynn [Essex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Weymouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newton [Middlesex County]
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      • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
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      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
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    • Waltham [Middlesex County]
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      • Waltham [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,069 people
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    • Medford [Middlesex County]
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      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
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    • Malden [Middlesex County]
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      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
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    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
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      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 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 Weymouth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Weymouth.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Weymouth ...

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

Adding Weymouth to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Massachusetts

About Norfolk County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Weymouth: www.weymouth.ma.us/

The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/

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 Norfolk, 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 Weymouth.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Weymouth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (339) is an overlay for area code (781).
<5>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 Weymouth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Weymouth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Weymouth includes: 02188, 2189, 2190 & 02191.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Weymouth) 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 Weymouth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WeymouthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weymouth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2206, Longitude: -70.9432    






















 

 

 

 

 


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