Cheshire (CDP), Massachusetts facts for kids

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Cheshire, Massachusetts
Census-designated place
Location in Berkshire County and the state of Massachusetts.
Location in Berkshire County and the state of Massachusetts.
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Berkshire
Town Cheshire
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 994 ft (303 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 514
 • Density 1,340/sq mi (517.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 01225
Area code(s) 413
FIPS code 25-13310
GNIS feature ID 0607347

Cheshire is a census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Cheshire in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 514 at the 2010 census, out of 3,235 in the entire town of Cheshire.

Geography

Cheshire CDP is located in the center of the town of Cheshire at . Massachusetts Route 8 passes through the center of the community, leading north to Adams and North Adams and south towards Pittsfield. The CDP sits at the head of the Hoosic River, where it flows out of the Cheshire Reservoir.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Cheshire CDP has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2), all land.


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