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Welcome to Mason ...

Mason is located in Hillsborough County<1>.

The location of Mason has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mason has a population of 1,435 people<3> (see below for details).

Mason is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Mason is within the (603) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mason had an population of 1,435 people. This is an increase of 3.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mason had a population of 1,382 people. This makes Mason the county's 28th most populous community.

The population of Mason represents 0.1% of the population of New Hampshire (which has 1,316,470 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,382 people, the population of Mason increased 20.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,147 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mason ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 38 communities that are also named Mason - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Mason ...

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

  • Nashua [Hillsborough County]
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    • Nashua [Hillsborough County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Mason
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,167 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<6>
  • Leominster [Worcester County]
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    • Leominster [Worcester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Mason
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,548 people
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  • Fitchburg [Worcester County]
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    • Fitchburg [Worcester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Mason
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,310 people
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  • Merrimack [Hillsborough County]
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    • Merrimack [Hillsborough County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Mason
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merrimack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merrimack<6>
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    • Hudson [Hillsborough County]
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      • Hudson [Hillsborough County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Mason
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<6>
    • Bedford [Hillsborough County]
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      • Bedford [Hillsborough County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Mason
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford<6>
    • Gardner [Worcester County]
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      • Gardner [Worcester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Mason
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,585 people
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    • Milford [Hillsborough County]
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      • Milford [Hillsborough County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Mason
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,515 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<6>
    • Tyngsbororough [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyngsbororough
      • Tyngsbororough [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Mason
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,646 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyngsbororough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pepperell [Middlesex County]
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      • Pepperell [Middlesex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Mason
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,043 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 Mason. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mason.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mason ...

Looking for more information about Mason? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mason, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mason.

Adding Mason to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Mason on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New Hampshire (1912).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Hampshire

About Hillsborough County

About New Hampshire

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mason. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Hillsborough County: www.hillsboroughcountynh.org/

The official website for State of New Hampshire: https://www.nh.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Hampshire's counties, including Hillsborough, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mason.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mason - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mason) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mason. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7437, Longitude: -71.7690       In this case, the coordinates for Mason have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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