Cheshire (CDP), Massachusetts

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Cheshire, Massachusetts
Town Hall
Town Hall
Location in Berkshire County and the state of Massachusetts.
Location in Berkshire County and the state of Massachusetts.
Coordinates: 42°33′43″N 73°9′46″W / 42.56194°N 73.16278°W / 42.56194; -73.16278Coordinates: 42°33′43″N 73°9′46″W / 42.56194°N 73.16278°W / 42.56194; -73.16278
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyBerkshire
TownCheshire
Area
 • Total0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Land0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
994 ft (303 m)
Population
 • Total514
 • Density1,340/sq mi (517.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
01225
Area code(s)413
FIPS code25-13310
GNIS feature ID0607347

Cheshire is a census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Cheshire in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 514 at the 2010 census,[1] out of 3,235 in the entire town of Cheshire.

Geography[edit]

Cheshire CDP is located in the center of the town of Cheshire at 42°33′43″N 73°9′46″W / 42.56194°N 73.16278°W / 42.56194; -73.16278.[2] Massachusetts Route 8 passes through the center of the community, leading north to Adams and North Adams and south towards Pittsfield. The CDP sits at the head of the Hoosic River, where it flows out of the Cheshire Reservoir.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Cheshire CDP has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2), all land.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Cheshire CDP, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.