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Welcome to Winthrop ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Winthrop has a population of 18,538 people<2> (see below for details).
Winthrop was settled in 1635 and was incorporated in 1852.
Winthrop is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Winthrop lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Winthrop: (617) & (857)<4>
The ZIP code for Winthrop: 02152<5>
Websites for Winthrop ...
Official Website: http://www.town.winthrop.ma.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winthrop had an population of 18,538 people. This is an increase of 5.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Winthrop had a population of 17,497 people. This makes Winthrop the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Winthrop represents 0.27% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 108th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,497 people, the population of Winthrop decreased 4.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,303 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Winthrop.
Communities Also Named Winthrop ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Winthrop - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, South Dakota and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Winthrop.
Communities near Winthrop ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Winthrop.
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 Winthrop. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Winthrop.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Winthrop. 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 Winthrop.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Winthrop. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Winthrop.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winthrop ...
Looking for more information about Winthrop? 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 Winthrop, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Winthrop.
Adding Winthrop to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Winthrop 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 Winthrop was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Winthrop on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Winthrop on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Winthrop: http://www.town.winthrop.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