About Wilbraham, Massachusetts
Wilbraham is a town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. It is also a suburb of the City of Springfield, Massachusetts and part of the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 14,868 at the 2010 census. Wilbraham is bordered by the City of Springfield to the west, Town of Ludlow to the north, Towns of Palmer and Monson to the east, Town of Hampden to the South and the Town of East Longmeadow to the southwest.Wilbraham was originally divided between North Wilbraham and Wilbraham. North Wilbraham was home to the industrial side of the town along with the Boston & Albany Railroad Line which is still in use today. Wilbraham was home to the farms and the Wilbraham & Monson Academy. At one time North Wilbraham even had its own zip code which was 01067. However the term North Wilbraham is now rarely used by town residents and has been replaced by just Wilbraham.Part of the town comprises the census-designated place of Wilbraham.In 1928, author H. P. Lovecraft visited Wilbraham, after which he modeled the fictional town of Dunwich in his story The Dunwich Horror.