Nahant, Massachusetts

town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States

Nahant /nəˈhɑːnt/ is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. 3,410 people lived here at the 2010 census.[1]

Nahant, Massachusetts
Town Hall of Nahant
Town Hall of Nahant
Location in Essex County and the state of Massachusetts.
Location in Essex County and the state of Massachusetts.
Coordinates: 42°25′35″N 70°55′10″W / 42.42639°N 70.91944°W / 42.42639; -70.91944Coordinates: 42°25′35″N 70°55′10″W / 42.42639°N 70.91944°W / 42.42639; -70.91944
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyEssex
Settled1630
IncorporatedMarch 29, 1853
Government
 • TypeOpen town meeting
 • Town AdministratorAntonio Barletta
Area
 • Total15.5 sq mi (40.1 km2)
 • Land1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water14.4 sq mi (37.4 km2)
Elevation
50 ft (15 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,410
 • Density3,410.0/sq mi (1,316.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
01908
Area code(s)339 / 781
FIPS code25-43580
GNIS feature ID0618304
Websitewww.nahant.org

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Nahant town, Essex County, Massachusetts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 4, 2012.