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Milford, Massachusetts

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Milford is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 30,379 according to the 2020 census.[1] First settled in 1662 and incorporated in 1780, Milford became a booming industrial and quarrying community in the 19th century due to its unique location which includes the nearby source of the Charles River, the Mill River, the Blackstone River watershed, and large quantities of Milford pink granite.

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Milford, Massachusetts
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Left to Right from top: Milford Town Hall, Main Street, Memorial Hall, Charles Rail Trail, the Gillon Block
Official seal of Milford, Massachusetts
Location in Worcester County and the state of Massachusetts
Location in Worcester County and the state of Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°08′23″N 71°31′00″W
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyWorcester
Settled1662
Incorporated1780
Government
  TypeRepresentative town meeting
Area
  Total14.9 sq mi (38.5 km2)
  Land14.6 sq mi (37.8 km2)
  Water0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation
307 ft (94 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Total30,379
  Density2,000/sq mi (790/km2)
DemonymMilfordian
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
01757
Area code508 / 774kpl0o
FIPS code25-41165
GNIS feature ID0618372
Websitewww.milfordma.gov
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