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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 161,401 inhabitants. Its county seat is Northampton. The county was created 359 years ago in 1661.

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

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.

Hampshire County map

The largest city of Hampshire County is Northampton with a population of 28,362. Other cities include, South Hadley population 17,539, Easthampton population 15,750, Belchertown population 15,103 and Southampton population 6,162. See all Hampshire County cities & populated places.

Weather

Hampshire County forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northwest wind around 5 mph. more

Hampshire County Quick Facts

Population : 161,401 (2020)
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 : 21:08:47 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 114 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.06% (2010-2020)
Weather : 42℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

Hampshire County has 4 neighbours.

  • Northampton

Demographics

The population of Hampshire County increased by 2.06% in 10 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
2020 161,401 0.35% 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.

  • Joe Giard (American major league baseball player) he was born in 07/10/1898
  • John Kinney (American outlaw) he was born in 01/01/1845
  • Michael J. Dowling (American politician) he was born in 17/02/1866
  • Gavin Andresen (software developer) he was born in 01/01/1966
  • Clifton Johnson (American writer, illustrator, and photographer) he was born in 01/01/1865

Other places with the same name (2)

Hampshire County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Amherst 40,643 Town in Massachusetts
Northampton 28,362 County seat of Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Amherst Center 19,065 Census-designated place in Hampshire County, Massachusetts
South Hadley 17,539 City in Massachusetts
Easthampton 15,750 City in Massachusetts, United States of America
Belchertown 15,103 City in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Ware 9,897 Town in Massachusetts, United States
North Amherst 6,819 Census-designated place in Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Granby 6,262 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Southampton 6,162 Human settlement in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Hadley 5,327 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
South Amherst 4,994 Village in the United States
Hatfield 3,243 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Williamsburg 2,462 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States
Huntington 2,159 Town in Massachusetts
Westhampton 1,630 Town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Middlesex County 1,609,379 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester County 829,212 County in Massachusetts, United States
Suffolk County 801,582 County in Massachusetts, United States
Essex County 791,263 County in Massachusetts, United States
Norfolk County 709,409 County in Massachusetts, United States
Boston 691,531 City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States
South Boston 571,281 Town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States
Bristol County 566,765 County in Massachusetts, United States
Plymouth County 523,738 County in Massachusetts, United States
Hampden County 463,986 County in Massachusetts, United States
Barnstable County 213,164 County in Massachusetts, United States
Worcester 184,570 County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Springfield 152,646 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
Berkshire County 124,571 County in Massachusetts, United States
Cambridge 119,192 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Lowell 110,904 City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States