About Walpole, Massachusetts

This article is about the town of Walpole, Massachusetts. For geographic and demographic information on the census-designated place Walpole, please see the article Walpole (CDP), Massachusetts.Coordinates: 42°08?30?N 71°15?00?W? / ?42.14167°N 71.25°W? / 42.14167; -71.25Coordinates: 42°08?30?N 71°15?00?W? / ?42.14167°N 71.25°W? / 42.14167; -71.2521.0 sq mi (54.4 km2)20.5 sq mi (53.2 km2)0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2) ? Density 1,174.1/sq mi (452.4/km2)www.walpole-ma.govWalpole is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. It is located about 17.9 miles (28.8 km) south of Boston and 23.5 miles (37.8 km) north of Providence, Rhode Island. The population was 24,070 at the 2010 census. Walpole was first settled in 1659 and was considered a part of Dedham until officially incorporated in 1724. The town was named after Sir Robert Walpole, de facto first Prime Minister of Great Britain. Walpole has, over the years and much alike the rest of Norfolk County, gained a reputation as an increasingly big stronghold for Republicans in New England

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  • Population Total: 24,070
  • Square Miles: 20.5
  • Area Code: 508 ; 774
  • Elevation: 150
  • Postal Codes: 02081 or 02032
  • Timezone: Eastern Standard
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