Hampshire County , Massachusetts

Hampshire County: County in Massachusetts, United States

Hampshire County locator map
Location of Hampshire County on Massachusetts map.

About

Hampshire County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 158,080 and a population density of 112 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 160,830 inhabitants. Its county seat is Northampton. The county was created 359 years ago in 1661.

Geography

Hampshire County is located at 42°20'25"N 72°39'50"W (42.3401400, -72.6637700). It has 4 neighbors: Franklin County, Berkshire County, Hampden County and Worcester County.

Old Hampshire County Courthouse  Northampton MA image
Old Hampshire County Courthouse Northampton MA

The largest city of Hampshire County is Northampton with a population of 28,451. Other cities include, South Hadley population 17,625, Easthampton population 15,829, Belchertown population 15,098 and Southampton population 6,171. See all Hampshire County cities & populated places.

Old Hampshire County Courthouse  Northampton MA image

Hampshire County map

Hampshire County Quick Facts

Population : 160,830 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
Different from : Hampshire County
Area : 1413 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.3%
Land as percent of area : 96.7%
Named for : Hampshire
Altitude : 138 feet / 42 meters
Capital : Northampton
Establishment : January 01, 1662
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:24:37 (14th June 2021)
Density : 114 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.71% (2010-2019)

Hampshire County has 4 neighbours.

  • Northampton

Demographics

The population of Hampshire County increased by 1.71% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 158,080 - census
2011 160,154 1.3% estimation process
2012 160,419 0.17% estimation process
2013 160,856 0.27% estimation process
2014 160,918 0.04% estimation process
2015 160,709 -0.13% estimation process
2016 161,404 0.43% estimation process
2017 161,077 -0.2% estimation process
2018 161,139 0.04% estimation process
2019 160,830 -0.19% estimation process

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People born in Hampshire County (8)

People born in Hampshire County, including philosopher, sociologist, and psychologist George Herbert Mead, Union Army general Joseph Hooker, writer Charles Dudley Warner, you can see a list of people who born in Hampshire County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Hampshire County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hampshire County.

City Name Population Title
Amherst 39,924 Town in Massachusetts
Northampton 28,451 County seat of Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
South Hadley 17,625 City in Massachusetts
Easthampton 15,829 City in Massachusetts, United States of America
Belchertown 15,098 City in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Ware 9,711 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Granby 6,291 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Southampton 6,171 Human settlement in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Hadley 5,342 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Hatfield 3,251 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Williamsburg 2,466 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Huntington 2,169 Town in Massachusetts
Westhampton 1,637 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Pelham 1,313 City in Massachusetts
Chesterfield 1,249 Town in Massachusetts, USA
Worthington 1,175 Town in Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Massachusetts 6,892,503 State of the United States of America
Middlesex County 1,611,699 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester County 830,622 County in Massachusetts, United States
Suffolk County 803,907 County in Massachusetts, United States
Essex County 789,034 County in Massachusetts, United States
Norfolk County 706,775 County in Massachusetts, United States
Boston 692,600 City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States
Bristol County 565,217 County in Massachusetts, United States
Plymouth County 521,202 County in Massachusetts, United States
Hampden County 466,372 County in Massachusetts, United States
Barnstable County 212,990 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester 185,428 County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Springfield 153,606 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
Berkshire County 124,944 County in Massachusetts, United States
Cambridge 118,927 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Lowell 110,997 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States

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