Massachusetts

Seal of MassachusettsMassachusetts is located in the central section of the New England region, which is part of northeastern United States. It bisects New England east to west and is bordered by 4 of the 5 remaining New England States. It is bordered to the north by the States of Vermont and New Hampshire, to the East and south by the Atlantic Ocean, to the South and west by Rhode Island, to the south by Connecticut, and to the west by the State of New York. Massachusetts’ 2011 population was estimated to be 6,587,536, making it the most populous state in New England and 14th largest in the United States.

Massachusetts has 14 counties, Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, and Worcester. There are 351 municipalities, with 52 of the municipalities chartered as cities. Massachusetts has a split format when it comes to county governements, with 8 counties having abolished county government leaving  five counties (Barnstable, Bristol, Dukes, Norfolk, Plymouth) and one (Nantucket) that has a combined city and county government.

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Massachusetts

TownCountyLand area (sq mi)Population (2010)
AbingtonPlymouth County9.88415985
ActonMiddlesex County20.321924
AcushnetBristol County18.9610303
AdamsBerkshire County22.978485
Agawam (City)Hampden County24.228438
AlfordBerkshire County11.6494
Amesbury (City)Essex County13.7116283
AmherstHampshire County27.837819
AndoverEssex County32.1233201
AquinnahDukes County40.8311
ArlingtonMiddlesex County5.542844
AshburnhamWorcester County416081
AshbyMiddlesex County24.23074
AshfieldFranklin County40.271737
AshlandMiddlesex County12.916593
AtholWorcester County33.411584
Attleboro (City)Bristol County27.843593
AuburnWorcester County16.416188
AvonNorfolk County4.64356
AyerMiddlesex County9.67427
Barnstable (City)Barnstable County76.3345193
BarreWorcester County44.65398
BecketBerkshire County47.81779
BedfordMiddlesex County13.912595
BelchertownHampshire County55.414649
BellinghamNorfolk County1916332
BelmontMiddlesex County4.724729
BerkleyBristol County17.416411
BerlinWorcester County13.12866
BernardstonFranklin County23.42129
Beverly (City)Essex County22.5939502
BillericaMiddlesex County26.440243
BlackstoneWorcester County11.29026
BlandfordHampden County53.61233
BoltonWorcester County204897
Boston (City)Suffolk County89.63617594
BourneBarnstable County52.8619754
BoxboroughMiddlesex County10.44996
BoxfordEssex County24.47965
BoylstonWorcester County19.74355
Braintree (City)Norfolk County14.535744
BrewsterBarnstable County25.59820
BridgewaterPlymouth County28.226563
BrimfieldHampden County35.23609
Brockton (City)Plymouth County21.693810
BrookfieldWorcester County16.63390
BrooklineNorfolk County6.858732
BucklandFranklin County19.881902
BurlingtonMiddlesex County11.924498
Cambridge (City)Middlesex County7.13105162
CantonNorfolk County19.621561
CarlisleMiddlesex County15.54582
CarverPlymouth County39.7311095
CharlemontFranklin County26.41266
CharltonWorcester County43.812981
ChathamBarnstable County24.46125
ChelmsfordMiddlesex County23.233802
Chelsea (City)Suffolk County2.535177
CheshireBerkshire County27.533235
ChesterHampden County37.11337
ChesterfieldHampshire County31.31222
Chicopee (City)Hampden County23.955298
ChilmarkDukes County100.4843
ClarksburgBerkshire County12.81702
ClintonWorcester County7.313606
CohassetNorfolk County31.57542
ColrainFranklin County43.41671
ConcordMiddlesex County25.916993
ConwayFranklin County37.881897
CummingtonHampshire County23.1872
DaltonBerkshire County21.896756
DanversEssex County14.126493
DartmouthBristol County97.5334032
DedhamNorfolk County10.624729
DeerfieldFranklin County33.445125
DennisBarnstable County22.2814207
DightonBristol County22.597086
DouglasWorcester County37.78471
DoverNorfolk County15.45589
DracutMiddlesex County21.3629457
DudleyWorcester County22.111390
DunstableMiddlesex County16.73179
DuxburyPlymouth County37.615059
East BridgewaterPlymouth County17.513794
East BrookfieldWorcester County10.42183
East LongmeadowHampden County1315720
EasthamBarnstable County25.714956
Easthampton (City)Hampshire County5.25116053
EastonBristol County29.223112
EdgartownDukes County122.74067
EgremontBerkshire County18.921225
ErvingFranklin County14.41800
EssexEssex County2.33504
Everett (City)Middlesex County3.741667
FairhavenBristol County14.115873
Fall River (City)Bristol County40.2388857
FalmouthBarnstable County54.431532
Fitchburg (City)Worcester County28.140318
FloridaBerkshire County24.59752
FoxboroughNorfolk County20.916865
FraminghamMiddlesex County26.468318
Franklin (City)Norfolk County2731635
FreetownBristol County38.38870
Gardner (City)Worcester County2320228
GeorgetownEssex County13.28183
GillFranklin County14.791500
Gloucester (City)Essex County41.528789
GoshenHampshire County17.71054
GosnoldDukes County140.252
GraftonWorcester County23.317765
GranbyHampshire County28.16420
GranvilleHampden County431566
Great BarringtonBerkshire County45.77104
Greenfield (City)Franklin County21.8917456
GrotonMiddlesex County33.710646
GrovelandEssex County9.46459
HadleyHampshire County24.75250
HalifaxPlymouth County17.37518
HamiltonEssex County14.97764
HampdenHampden County19.75139
HancockBerkshire County35.8717
HanoverPlymouth County15.713879
HansonPlymouth County15.710209
HardwickWorcester County40.82990
HarvardWorcester County276520
HarwichBarnstable County33.1312243
HatfieldHampshire County16.83279
Haverhill (City)Essex County35.660879
HawleyFranklin County30.9337
HeathFranklin County24.9706
HinghamPlymouth County26.2922157
HinsdaleBerkshire County21.72032
HolbrookNorfolk County7.410791
HoldenWorcester County36.217346
HollandHampden County13.12841
HollistonMiddlesex County1913547
Holyoke (City)Hampden County22.839880
HopedaleWorcester County5.35911
HopkintonMiddlesex County28.214925
HubbardstonWorcester County424382
HudsonMiddlesex County11.819063
HullPlymouth County26.8710293
HuntingtonHampshire County26.92180
IpswichEssex County42.5113175
KinstonPlymouth County20.512629
LakevillePlymouth County26.110602
LancasterWorcester County28.28055
LanesboroughBerkshire County29.583091
Lawrence (City)Essex County7.476377
LeeBerkshire County275943
LeicesterWorcester County24.710970
LenoxBerkshire County21.665025
Leominster (City)Worcester County3040759
LeverettFranklin County231851
LexingtonMiddlesex County16.511100
LeydenFranklin County18.03711
LincolnMiddlesex County156362
LittletonMiddlesex County17.68924
LongmeadowHampden County9.515784
Lowell (City)Middlesex County14.5106519
LudlowHampden County28.221103
LundenburgWorcester County27.710086
Lynn (City)Essex County13.590329
LynnfieldEssex County10.511596
Malden (City)Middlesex County5.159450
Manchester-by-the SeaEssex County18.35136
MansfieldBristol County20.723184
MarbleheadEssex County19.5819808
MarionPlymouth County26.144907
MarlboroughMiddlesex County22.238499
MarshfieldPlymouth County31.725132
MashpeeBarnstable County27.2214006
MattapoisettPlymouth County24.176045
MaynardMiddlesex County5.410106
MedfieldNorfolk County14.612024
Medford (City)Middlesex County8.656173
MedwayNorfolk County11.512752
Melrose (City)Middlesex County4.826983
MendonWorcester County18.35839
MerrimacEssex County8.86338
Methuen (City)Essex County23.0547255
MiddleboroughPlymouth County72.1623116
MiddlefieldHampshire County24.2521
MiddletonEssex County14.48987
MilfordWorcester County14.927999
MillburyWorcester County23.42129
MillisNorfolk County12.37891
MillvilleWorcester County53190
MiltonNorfolk County13.327003
MonroeFranklin County10.8121
MonsonHampden County44.88560
MontagueFranklin County31.478437
MontereyBerkshire County27.41961
MontgomeryHampden County15.2838
Mount WashingtonBerkshire County22.4167
NahantEssex County15.53410
NantucketNantucket County105.310172
NatickMiddlesex County16.133006
NeedhamNorfolk County12.728886
New AshfordBerkshire County13.48228
New Bedford (City)Bristol County24.1395072
New BraintreeWorcester County20.9999
New MarlboroughBerkshire County47.921509
New SalemFranklin County58.65990
NewburyEssex County26.296666
Newburyport (City)Essex County10.617416
Newton (City)Middlesex County18.285146
NorfolkNorfolk County15.211227
North Adams (City)Berkshire County20.6213708
North AndoverEssex County27.7628352
North AttleboroughBristol County19.128712
North BrookfieldWorcester County21.14680
North ReadingMiddlesex County13.514892
Northampton (City)Hampshire County35.7528549
NorthboroughWorcester County18.814155
NorthbridgeWorcester County18.115707
NorthfieldFranklin County35.43032
NortonBristol County29.819031
NorwellPlymouth County21.210506
NorwoodNorfolk County10.628602
Oak BluffsDukes County264527
OakhamWorcester County21.51902
OrangeFranklin County36.027839
OrleansBarnstable County22.665890
OtisBerkshire County381612
OxfordWorcester County27.513709
Palmer (City)Hampden County3212140
PaxtonWorcester County15.54806
Peabody (City)Essex County16.851251
PelhamHampshire County26.51321
PembrokePlymouth County23.517837
PepperellMiddlesex County23.211497
PeruBerkshire County26847
PetershamWorcester County68.31234
PhillipstonWorcester County24.61682
Pittsfield (City)Berkshire County42.4744737
PlainfieldHampshire County21.3648
PlainvilleNorfolk County11.68264
PlymouthPlymouth County13456468
PlymptonPlymouth County15.12820
PrincetonWorcester County35.83413
ProvincetownBarnstable County17.52942
Quincy (City)Norfolk County26.992271
Randolph (City)Norfolk County10.532158
RaynhamBristol County20.913383
ReadingMiddlesex County9.924747
RehobothBristol County46.811608
Revere (City)Suffolk County1051755
RichmondBerkshire County191475
RochesterPlymouth County36.45232
RocklandPlymouth County10.117489
RockportEssex County17.536952
RoweFranklin County24.02393
RowleyEssex County20.355856
RoyalstonWorcester County42.51258
RussellHampden County17.91775
RutlandWorcester County36.47973
Salem (City)Essex County18.141340
SalisburyEssex County7.48283
SandisfieldBerkshire County52.97915
SandwichBarnstable County44.420675
SaugusEssex County11.8126628
SavoyBerkshire County36692
ScituatePlymouth County31.818133
SeekonkBristol County18.413722
SharonNorfolk County24.217612
SheffieldBerkshire County48.573257
ShelburneFranklin County23.41893
SherbornMiddlesex County16.24119
ShirleyMiddlesex County15.97211
ShrewsburyWorcester County21.735608
ShutesburyFranklin County27.21771
SomersetBristol County1218165
Somerville (City)Middlesex County4.275754
South HadleyHampshire County18.417514
SouthamptonHampshire County29.15792
SouthboroughWorcester County15.79767
Southbridge (City)Worcester County20.916719
SouthwickHampden County31.79502
SpencerWorcester County34.111688
Springfield (City)Hampden County33.2153060
SterlingWorcester County31.67808
StockbridgeBerkshire County23.671947
StonehamMiddlesex County6.721437
StoughtonNorfolk County16.326962
StowMiddlesex County18.16590
SturbridgeWorcester County399268
SudburyMiddlesex County24.617659
SunderlandFranklin County14.753684
SuttonWorcester County33.98250
SwampscottEssex County6.713787
SwanseaBristol County25.515865
Taunton (City)Bristol County48.4255874
TempletonWorcester County32.48013
TewksburyMiddlesex County21.128961
TisburyDukes County19.23949
TollandHampden County32.8485
TopsfieldEssex County12.826085
TownsendMiddlesex County33.18926
TruroBarnstable County26.32003
TyngsboroughMiddlesex County18.111292
TyringhamBerkshire County18.88327
UptonWorcester County21.77542
UxbridgeWorcester County30.413457
WakefieldMiddlesex County7.924932
WalesHampden County161838
WalpoleNorfolk County2124070
Waltham (City)Middlesex County13.660636
WareHampshire County409872
WarehamPlymouth County46.321822
WarrenWorcester County27.65135
WarwickFranklin County37.64780
WashingtonBerkshire County38.8538
WatertownMiddlesex County4.231915
WaylandMiddlesex County15.912994
WebsterWorcester County14.516767
WellesleyNorfolk County10.527982
WellfleetBarnstable County35.412750
WendellFranklin County32.2848
WenhamEssex County8.1474875
West BoylstonWorcester County13.87669
West BridgewaterPlymouth County15.686916
West BrookfieldWorcester County21.13701
West NewburyEssex County14.714235
West Springfield (City)Hampden County17.528391
West StockbridgeBerkshire County18.691306
West TisburyDukes County41.72740
WestboroughWorcester County21.618272
Westfield (City)Hampden County47.341094
WestfordMiddlesex County31.321951
WesthamptonHampshire County27.31607
WestminsterWorcester County37.37277
WestonMiddlesex County17.311261
WestportBristol County64.415532
WestwoodNorfolk County11.114618
Weymouth (City)Norfolk County21.653743
WhatelyFranklin County20.71496
WhitmanPlymouth County7.114489
WilbrahamHampden County22.414868
WilliamsburgHampshire County25.72482
WilliamstownBerkshire County46.877754
WilmingtonMiddlesex County17.222325
WinchendonWorcester County44.110300
WinchesterMiddlesex County6.321374
WindsorBerkshire County35.17899
Winthrop (City)Suffolk County8.317497
Woburn (City)Middlesex County12.938120
Worcester (City)Worcester County38.6181045
WorthingtonHampshire County32.11156
WrenthamNorfolk County22.910955
YarmouthBarnstable County28.223793