Russell (CDP), Massachusetts

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Russell, Massachusetts
Main Street
Main Street
Russell is located in Massachusetts
Russell
Russell
Russell is located in the United States
Russell
Russell
Coordinates: 42°11′23″N 72°51′32″W / 42.18972°N 72.85889°W / 42.18972; -72.85889Coordinates: 42°11′23″N 72°51′32″W / 42.18972°N 72.85889°W / 42.18972; -72.85889
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyHampden
TownRussell
Area
 • Total2.32 sq mi (6.00 km2)
 • Land2.31 sq mi (5.98 km2)
 • Water0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
322 ft (98 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total786
 • Density341/sq mi (131.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
01071
Area code(s)413
FIPS code25-58615
GNIS feature ID0608480

Russell is a census-designated place that comprises the populated center of the town of Russell in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. The population of the CDP was 786 at the 2010 census,[1] out of 1,775 in the entire town of Russell. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

The Russell CDP is in the northern part of the town of Russell, along U.S. Route 20 in the valley of the Westfield River. The CDP is bordered to the east by the Westfield River, to the west by the Blandford town line, and to the south by Blandford Stage Road. To the north the CDP reaches to a line just south of the village of Crescent Mills.[2] US 20 leads southeast from Russell down the Westfield River valley 8 miles (13 km) to Westfield and 19 miles (31 km) to Springfield, and northwest across the height of land of the Berkshires 27 miles (43 km) to Lee.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Russell CDP has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.32%, are water.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Russell CDP, Massachusetts". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  2. ^ "TIGERweb: Russell CDP, MA". Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2017.