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Statistics & Facts

The Massachusetts state capital is Boston.
The population of Danvers is approximately 26493 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,119 (1990), 10615 (2010).
The amount of land area in Danvers is 34.399 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Danvers is 14.09 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.096 sq kilometers.
The distance from Danvers to Washington DC is 418 miles.
The distance to the Massachusetts state capital is 16 miles. (as the crow flies)
Danvers is positioned 42.57 degrees north of the equator and 70.95 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The average winter temperature is 25.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 71.6 degrees F.


in northeastern Massachusetts. Nearby towns include: Salem on the southeast, and Topsfield on the north. Both Wenham and Beverly are to the east, Middleton to the west and Peabody on the south. Danvers is just 17 miles north of Boston.

How to get to Danvers? See this directions page
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Danvers.
In 1757 Danvers was officially established as a District and was made a township in 1757 gave the nation such famous sons as Brigadier General Israel Putnam and Doctor Samuel Holten, a member and President of the Continental Congress, and signer of the Articles of the Confederation. For more information see the above history page.

Read about the Witch Hysteria in the Danvers area.
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The incorporation of Danvers


Danvers City Government

Town of Danvers
Phone (978) 777-0001
E-mail:,br> Town Hall Telephone - (978)777-0001

Danvers has a Board of Selectmen/Town Manager form of government

Danvers Schools

Danvers Public Schools
64 Cabot Road
Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-2391
FAX: 978-777-8931

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