Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Springfield: City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city


Springfield is a city located in the county of Hampden in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 153,060 and a population density of 890 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 152,646 inhabitants.

The city was created 202 years ago in 1821.

Quick Facts about Springfield

Population : 152,646 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Hampden County
Postal code : 62701
Phone Area Codes : 218
Area : 171.91 km2
Official name : Springfield
Altitude : 597 feet / 182 meters
Capital city : Springfield is capital of Sangamon County, Illinois
Establishment : April 04, 1821 (202 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone, UTC−05:00, UTC−06:00
Local time : 05:23:43 (28th May 2023)
Density : 888 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.27% (2010-2020)
Springfield locator map
Location of Springfield on Massachusetts map.
Downtown Springfield image
Downtown Springfield
Downtown Springfield image


Springfield is located at 42°6'5"N 72°35'23"W (42.1014800, -72.5898100).

Springfield map

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According to census records, the population of Springfield decreased by 0.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 153,060 - census
2011 153,773 0.46% estimation process
2012 153,933 0.1% estimation process
2013 154,056 0.08% estimation process
2014 154,376 0.21% estimation process
2015 154,582 0.13% estimation process
2016 154,028 -0.36% estimation process
2017 154,207 0.12% estimation process
2018 154,329 0.08% estimation process
2019 153,606 -0.47% estimation process
2020 152,646 -0.63% estimation process

Springfield zip code is 01103. County name: Hampden, County fips: 25013

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People born in Springfield (191)

People born in Springfield, including musician Barrett Deems, singer June Christy, Fourth son of President Abraham Lincoln Tad Lincoln, .


  • Andre Iguodala (American basketball player) he was born in 28/01/1984
  • Aaron Schneider (Filmmaker and cinematographer) he was born in 26/07/1965
  • David Hammons (American artist) he was born in 24/07/1943
  • Louis P. Lochner (American journalist) he was born in 22/02/1887
  • Edward Baker Lincoln (Second son of Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln) he was born in 10/03/1846
  • Robert Todd Lincoln (Union Army officer (1843-1926)) he was born in 01/08/1843
  • Seth Barnes Nicholson (American astronomer) he was born in 12/11/1891
  • Marjorie Merriweather Post (American philanthropist) she was born in 15/03/1887
  • Albert Johnson (American politician and eugenicist (1869-1957)) he was born in 05/03/1869
  • Sarah Danielle Madison (American actress (1974 - 2014)) she was born in 06/09/1974
  • Kevin Vann (Bishop of Orange in California) he was born in 10/05/1951
  • Cheri Bustos (U.S. Representative from Illinois) she was born in 17/10/1961
  • Matt Mitrione (American mixed martial artist and American football player) he was born in 15/07/1978
  • Kelci Bryant (Olympic diver) she was born in 15/01/1989
  • Jayson Werth (American baseball player) he was born in 20/05/1979
  • Robin Roberts (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 30/09/1926
  • Dennis Luxion (American musician, pianist and music educator) he was born in 01/01/1952
  • Vachel Lindsay (American poet) he was born in 10/11/1879

Schools in Springfield

College & universities near Springfield, MA

Code Name City ZIP
167905 Springfield Technical Community College Springfield (MA) 01105-1296
475273 Springfield College-Regional Online and Continuing Education Springfield (MA) 01109
167899 Springfield College Springfield (MA) 01109-3797
164447 American International College Springfield (MA) 01109
167394 College of Our Lady of the Elms Chicopee (MA) 01013

Stations (29)

Amtrak & bus stations near Springfield, MA

Code Name Address Type
SPG Springfield Union Station 66 Lyman St. RAIL
WNL Windsor Locks South Main St at Stanton Road RAIL
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL
WND Windsor station 41 Central St. RAIL
AMM Amherst, Massachusetts 13 Railroad St. RAIL

Post offices near Springfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Colonial Station Post Office Springfield (MA) 01103
Tower Squar Post Office Springfield (MA) 01115
Springfield Post Office Springfield (MA) 01101
Brightwood Post Office Springfield (MA) 01107
Forest Park Post Office Springfield (MA) 01108

Other places with the same name (25)

Other cities in Hampden County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hampden County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
North Chicopee 55,179 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Chicopee 54,825 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Westfield 41,094 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Westfield 41,063 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Holyoke 39,921 City in Massachusetts, United States
Agawam 28,467 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
West Springfield 28,397 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts
Ludlow 21,101 Town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
East Longmeadow 16,093 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Longmeadow 15,624 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Wilbraham 14,670 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Palmer 12,174 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Southwick 9,715 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Monson 8,750 Town in Massachusetts
Hampden 5,154 Town in Massachusetts
Brimfield 3,679 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Springfield distances to largest Massachusetts cities