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Worcester, Massachusetts
City
City of Worcester
Downtown Worcester, Massachusetts.jpg
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Clockwise from top: The Worcester Skyline, the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester Union Station, Bancroft Tower, Paul Revere Road, a triple-decker house on Catharine Street, and City Hall
Flag of Worcester, Massachusetts
Flag
Official seal of Worcester, Massachusetts
Seal
Nickname(s): 
The City of the Seven Hills, The Heart of the Commonwealth, Wormtown, Woo-town, The Woo
Location within Worcester County
Location within Worcester County
Worcester is located in Massachusetts
Worcester
Worcester
Location within Massachusetts
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Worcester is located in the United States
Worcester
Worcester
Location within the United States
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Coordinates: 42°16′17″N 71°47′56″W / 42.27139°N 71.79889°W / 42.27139; -71.79889Coordinates: 42°16′17″N 71°47′56″W / 42.27139°N 71.79889°W / 42.27139; -71.79889
Country  United States
State  Massachusetts
County Seal of Worcester County, Massachusetts.svg Worcester
Region  New England
Historic countries  Kingdom of England
 Kingdom of Great Britain
Historic colonies Massachusetts Bay Colony in the Province of Massachusetts Bay
(1641-1776)
Settled 1673
Incorporated as a town June 14, 1722
Incorporated as a city February 29, 1848
Government
 • Type Council-manager
 • City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr. (D)
 • Mayor Joseph Petty (D)
Area
 • City 38.6 sq mi (99.9 km2)
 • Land 37.6 sq mi (97.3 km2)
 • Water 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
Elevation
480 ft (146 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City 181,045
 • Estimate 
(2018)[1]
185,877
 • Density 4,700/sq mi (1,800/km2)
 • Metro
923,672
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
01601–01610, 01612–01615, 01653–01655
Area code(s) 508 / 774
FIPS code 0 25-82000
GNIS feature ID 0617867
GDP USD 37 million [2]
Website www.worcesterma.gov