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Massachusetts: State of the United States of America

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Geography

Massachusetts is located at 42°21'56"N 71°6'30"W (42.3656500, -71.1083200). It has 5 neighbors: Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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The largest city of Massachusetts is Boston with a population of 692,600. Other cities include, Worcester population 185,428, Springfield population 153,606, Cambridge population 118,927 and Lowell population 110,997. See all Massachusetts cities & populated places.

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Massachusetts Quick Facts

Population : 6,892,503
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
Head of government : Governor of Massachusetts
Twitter username : massgov
Area : 27336 km2
Water as percent of area : 26.1%
Land as percent of area : 73.9%
Continent : North America
Legislative body : Massachusetts General Court
Named for : Great Blue Hill
Official language : English
Altitude : 492 feet / 150 meters
Capital : Boston
Establishment : February 02, 1788 (233 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 18:49:13 (22nd June 2021)

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Massachusetts has 5 neighbours.

  • Connecticut state in the northeastern United States
  • New Hampshire state of the United States of America
  • New York state of the United States of America
  • Rhode Island state on east coast of United States of America
  • Vermont state of the United States of America

  • Norfolk County
  • Plymouth County
  • Hampshire County
  • Barnstable County
  • Dukes County
  • Berkshire County
  • Worcester County
  • Hampden County
  • Nantucket County
  • Suffolk County
  • Essex County
  • Middlesex County
  • Bristol County
  • Franklin County

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1910 3,366,416 - census
1920 3,852,356 12.61% census
1930 4,249,614 9.35% census
1940 4,316,721 1.55% census
1950 4,690,514 7.97% census
1960 5,148,578 8.9% census
1970 5,689,170 9.5% census
1980 5,737,037 0.83% census
1990 6,016,425 4.64% census
2000 6,349,097 5.24% census
2010 6,547,629 3.03% census
2011 6,613,583 1% estimation process
2012 6,663,005 0.74% estimation process
2013 6,713,315 0.75% estimation process
2014 6,762,596 0.73% estimation process
2015 6,794,228 0.47% estimation process
2016 6,823,608 0.43% estimation process
2017 6,859,789 0.53% estimation process
2018 6,882,635 0.33% estimation process
2019 6,892,503 0.14% estimation process

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People born in Massachusetts (200)

People born in Massachusetts, including author, columnist and reporter Robert Cormier, harpsichordist and musicologist Ralph Kirkpatrick, computer scientist; creator of Morris Worm; associate professor at MIT Robert Tappan Morris, you can see a list of people who born in Massachusetts.

Largest Cities in Massachusetts (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Massachusetts.

City Name Title County Population
Massachusetts State of the United States of America 6,892,503
Boston City in and state capital of Massachusetts, United States Suffolk 692,600
Worcester County seat city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States Worcester 185,428
Springfield City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city Hampden 153,606
Cambridge City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Middlesex 118,927
Lowell City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Middlesex 110,997
City of Lowell City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Middlesex 109,945
City of Cambridge City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Middlesex 107,289
Brockton City in Massachusetts Plymouth 95,708
New Bedford City in Bristol County, Massachusetts Bristol 95,363
Quincy City in Massachusetts Norfolk 94,470
Lynn City in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States Essex 94,299
Fall River City in Massachusetts Bristol 89,541
Newton City in Massachusetts, United States Middlesex 88,414
Somerville City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Middlesex 81,360
Lawrence City in Massachusetts, United States Essex 80,028

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Massachusetts Counties

Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated
County Name Population
Middlesex County 1,611,699
Worcester County 830,622
Suffolk County 803,907
Essex County 789,034
Norfolk County 706,775
Bristol County 565,217
Plymouth County 521,202
Hampden County 466,372
Barnstable County 212,990
Hampshire County 160,830
Berkshire County 124,944
Franklin County 70,180
Dukes County 17,332
Nantucket County 11,399

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Map of Massachusetts Na 1
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Map of Massachusetts Regions
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Usa Massachusetts Location Map
Massachusetts Flag Map
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Counties Map of Massachusetts
Counties Map of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Relief Map
Massachusetts Relief Map
Where Is Massachusetts Located
Where Is Massachusetts Located
Massachusetts Cities And Towns
Massachusetts Cities And Towns
Massachusetts County Map
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Massachusetts Reference Map
Massachusetts Reference Map
Massachusetts Rivers And Lakes
Massachusetts Rivers And Lakes
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Massachusetts Plant Hardiness Zone Map

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