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Phillipston, MA Town Information

Phillipston is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 1,682 at the 2010 census.

 

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 24.6 square miles (64 km2), of which 24.3 square miles (63 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), or 1.54%, is water. Phillipston is bordered by Petersham to the southwest, Athol to the northwest, Royalston to the north, Templeton to the east, Hubbardston to the southeast, and a small portion of Barre to the south.

 

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,621 people, 580 households, and 443 families residing in the town. The population density was 66.8 people per square mile (25.8/kmē). There were 739 housing units at an average density of 30.5 per square mile (11.8/kmē).

 

Source: Wikipedia

 

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