Chelsea, Massachusetts

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Chelsea, Massachusetts
The Tobin Bridge, linking Chelsea and Boston
The Tobin Bridge, linking Chelsea and Boston
Location in Suffolk County and the state of Massachusetts
Location in Suffolk County and the state of Massachusetts
Chelsea, Massachusetts is located in the United States
Chelsea, Massachusetts
Chelsea, Massachusetts
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°23′30″N 71°02′00″W / 42.39167°N 71.03333°W / 42.39167; -71.03333Coordinates: 42°23′30″N 71°02′00″W / 42.39167°N 71.03333°W / 42.39167; -71.03333
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountySuffolk
Settled1624
Incorporated1739
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager government
 • City ManagerThomas G. Ambrosino
 • Deputy City ManagerNed Keefe
Area
 • Total2.46 sq mi (6.38 km2)
 • Land2.21 sq mi (5.74 km2)
 • Water0.25 sq mi (0.64 km2)
Elevation
10 ft (3 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total35,177
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
39,690
 • Density17,918.74/sq mi (6,917.36/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP Code
02150
Area code(s)617/857
FIPS code25-13205
GNIS feature ID0612723
Websitewww.chelseama.gov

Chelsea is a city in Suffolk County, Massachusetts. It is directly across the Mystic River from the city of Boston. As of July 1, 2016, the estimated population of Chelsea was 39,699.[3]

Chelsea is a diverse working-class community. It has a lot of industrial activity. It is one of only three Massaschusetts cities in which most of the people are Hispanic or Latino. (The other two are Lawrence and Holyoke.)

Chelsea was named after a neighborhood in London, England.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  2. Cite error: The named reference USCensusEst2019CenPopScriptOnlyDirtyFixDoNotUse was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  3. "QuickFacts: Chelsea, Massachusetts". United States Census Bureau. United States Department of Commerce. Retrieved May 24, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)