Athol, Massachusetts

Athol /ˈæθɒl/ is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 11,945 at the 2020 census.[1]

Athol, Massachusetts
Millers River
Nickname(s): 
Tool Town
Location in Worcester County and the state of Massachusetts.
Coordinates: 42°35′45″N 72°13′38″W
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyWorcester
Settled1735
Incorporated1762
Government
  TypeOpen town meeting
  Town AdministratorShaun A. Suhoski
Area
  Total33.4 sq mi (86.5 km2)
  Land32.6 sq mi (84.4 km2)
  Water0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
Elevation
546 ft (166 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Total11,945
  Density360/sq mi (140/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
01331
Area code(s)351 / 978
FIPS code25-02480
GNIS feature ID0619473
Websitewww.athol-ma.gov

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