Leominster, Massachusetts

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Leominster, Massachusetts
Downtown Leominster
Downtown Leominster
Nickname(s): 
Pioneer Plastics City[a]
The Birthplace of Johnny Appleseed[1]
Motto(s): 
We Must, We Can and We Will Be Free.
Location in Worcester County and the state of Massachusetts
Location in Worcester County and the state of Massachusetts
Leominster, Massachusetts is located in the United States
Leominster, Massachusetts
Leominster, Massachusetts
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°31′30″N 71°45′37″W / 42.52500°N 71.76028°W / 42.52500; -71.76028Coordinates: 42°31′30″N 71°45′37″W / 42.52500°N 71.76028°W / 42.52500; -71.76028
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyWorcester
Settled1640
Incorporated
  • Jun 23, 1740 (T)
  • Nov 2, 1915 (C)
Government
 • TypeMayor-council city
 • MayorDean J. Mazzarella
 • City CouncilSusan A. Chalifoux Zephir
John Dombrowski
Thomas F. Ardinger
Claire M. Freda
Gail P. Feckley (Ward 1)
Pauline M. Cormier (Ward 2)
David R. Cormier (Ward 3)
Mark C. Bodanza (Ward 4)
Richard M. Marchand (Ward 5)
 • School CommitteeDean J. Mazzerella
Brandon L. Robbins
Melissa Bible
Suzanne Koehler
Michael Stassen (Ward 1)
Ronald Houle (Ward 2)
Isabelle Alera (Ward 3)
Peter Haigis (Ward 4)
Eileen Griffin (Ward 5)
Area
 • Total29.68 sq mi (76.88 km2)
 • Land28.82 sq mi (74.65 km2)
 • Water0.86 sq mi (2.22 km2)
Elevation
400 ft (123 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total40,759
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
41,716
 • Density1,447.32/sq mi (558.81/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP Code
01453
Area code(s)508/978
FIPS code25-35075
GNIS feature ID0617697
Websitewww.leominster-ma.gov

Leominster is a city in Worcester County, Massachusetts in the United States. It is the second-largest city in Worcester County.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. For examples of Leominster's early plastics industry, see Viscoloid, Foster Grant, Don Featherstone (artist), as well as the article for plastic flamingos.

References[change | change source]

  1. Pan Am's World, the USA: everything you need to know about 50 great States. Pan American World Airways. 1975. p. 46.
  2. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  3. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.