FACTOID # 13: New York has America's lowest percentage of residents who are veterans.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Carlisle, Massachusetts
Carlisle, Massachusetts
Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°31′45″N 71°21′00″W / 42.52917, -71.35
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex
Settled 1650
Incorporated 1780
Government
 - Type Open town meeting
Area
 - Total 15.5 sq mi (40.2 km²)
 - Land 15.4 sq mi (39.8 km²)
 - Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km²)
Elevation 205 ft (62 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 4,717
 - Density 307.1/sq mi (118.6/km²)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 01741
Area code(s) 351 / 978
FIPS code 25-11525
GNIS feature ID 0619397
Website: http://www.carlislema.gov/

Carlisle is a small town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 4,717 at the 2000 census. Carlisle, a rural town, is about 5 miles from Concord and 25 miles northwest of Boston. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Massachusetts counties This is a list of Massachusetts counties, consisting of the 14 Massachusetts counties currently in existence. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... An Open Town Meeting is a form of municipal legislature, typical in the New England region of the United States. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Area codes 351 and 978 are Commonwealth of Massachusetts area codes serving the communities of Fitchburg and Peabody as well as northeastern Massachusetts. ... Area code 978 is a Commonwealth of Massachusetts area code serving the communities of Lawrence, Lowell and Peabody as well as northeastern Massachusetts. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...

Contents

History

Carlisle was first settled in 1650, became a district of Concord in 1780 and was officially incorporated in 1805. When first settled, Carlisle belonged to Acton, Billerica, Chelmsford and Concord. Year 1650 (MDCL) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.2 km² (15.5 mi²). 39.8 km² (15.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (1.09%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Carlisle borders the following towns: Concord, Acton, Westford, Chelmsford, Billerica, and Bedford. Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country State County Middlesex Settled 1635 Incorporated 1635 Government  - Type Open town meeting Area  - Total 25. ... Location in Middlesex County in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country State County Middlesex Settled 1639 Incorporated 1735 Government  - Type Open Town Meeting  - Town Manager Don P. Johnson  - Board of    Selectmen Peter Berry Dore Hunter Paulina Knibbe Andy Magee Lauren Rosenzweig Area  - Town  20. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1635 Incorporated 1729 Government  - Type Open town meeting Area  - Town  31. ... Chelmsford is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts in the Greater Boston area. ... Billerica (IPA: [bɪl. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Middlesex County Settled 1640 Incorporated 1729 Government  - Type Open town meeting  - Town Administrator Richard Reed Area  - Town  13. ...


Demographics

An 1875 map of Carlisle
An 1875 map of Carlisle

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 4,717 people, 1,618 households, and 1,372 families residing in the town. The population density was 118.6/km² (307.1/mi²). There were 1,655 housing units at an average density of 41.6/km² (107.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.47% White, 0.17% African American, 0.06% Native American, 4.83% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 495 × 599 pixels Full resolution (500 × 605 pixel, file size: 45 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) This map of Carlisle is from an 1875 Beers Atlas of Middlesex County. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 495 × 599 pixels Full resolution (500 × 605 pixel, file size: 45 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) This map of Carlisle is from an 1875 Beers Atlas of Middlesex County. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 1,618 households out of which 46.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.6% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.2% were non-families. 11.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.18. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 34.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $129,811, and the median income for a family was $142,350. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $55,395 for females. The per capita income for the town was $59,559. About 1.5% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Trivia

Graves in the Green Cemetery, Carlisle.
  • Cartoonist Darby Conley of "Get Fuzzy" fame is a Carlisle native. Many scenes and references to Carlisle are made in the strip.
  • During the trip of the Olympic Torch in 2002 to Salt Lake City a runner passed down Route 225, the only state-registered highway in the town.
  • The town was featured on the 25th anniversary project of the PBS show, This Old House in 2004. The show remodelled a connected farm style homestead, and visited many other converted barns/farmhouses in the area.
  • Carlisle's town newspaper is called "The Mosquito".
  • Carlisle does not have a traffic light.
  • Carlisle only has one store, called Ferns (it was previously called Daisy's).
  • Carlisle's John Lakness was a contestant in the first season of the CBS television series "Pirate Masters" in 2007.
  • Carlisle is home to Kimball's Ice Cream.

Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixels Full resolution (1920 × 2560 pixel, file size: 979 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixels Full resolution (1920 × 2560 pixel, file size: 979 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Darby Conley is an American cartoonist best known for the popular comic strip Get Fuzzy. ... Get Fuzzy is an American daily comic strip written and drawn by Darby Conley. ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Salt Lake Citys top tourist draw. ... The following highways are numbered 225: Nevada State Route 225 New York State Route 225 North Carolina Highway 225 Texas State Highway 225 This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... This Old House is a magazine and television program which is aired on the American public broadcast network PBS that follows remodeling projects of houses over a number of weeks. ... A Connected farm is an architectural design common in the New England Region of the United States, and England and Wales in the United Kingdom. ...

External links

  • Carlisle official website

  Results from FactBites:
 
Carlisle, Massachusetts, MA, real estate (764 words)
Carlisle maintains a rich tradition in the preservation of open space and scenic ways and almost 20% of the town's 15 square miles is dedicated conservation land.
A day trip to one of Massachusetts’ beautiful beaches or islands is easily accessible from any part of the state, as is a trip to the Berkshires in the western part of the state.
Government: The capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is Boston, situated on the Atlantic Ocean on the eastern border of the state.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m