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Encyclopedia > Mansfield, Massachusetts
Mansfield, Massachusetts
Mansfield Town Hall
Location in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°02′00″N, 71°13′10″W
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Bristol County
Settled 1659
Incorporated 1775
Government
 - Type Open town meeting
 - Town
   Manager
John D'Agostino
 - Board of
   Selectmen
David W. McCarter
Michael W. McCue
Louis Amoruso
Ann Baldwin
George Dentino
Area
 - Town  20.7 sq mi (53.7 km²)
 - Land  20.5 sq mi (53.0 km²)
 - Water  0.3 sq mi (0.7 km²)
Elevation  160 ft (49 m)
Population (2000)
 - Town 22,414
 - Density  1,095.4/sq mi (422.9/km²)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 02048
Area code(s) 508 / 774
Website: http://www.mansfieldma.com/

Mansfield is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the town population was 22,414. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 560 pixel Image in higher resolution (1200 × 840 pixel, file size: 125 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the... Image File history File links Mansfield_ma_highlight. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Bristol County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... An Open Town Meeting is a form of municipal legislature, typical in the New England region of the United States. ... Council-manager government - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... John DAgostino is a young and talented professional poker player with great potential. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... The system of local government in use in New England is very different from that found throughout the rest of the United States. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... The system of local government in use in New England is very different from that found throughout the rest of the United States. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7...  DST used  DST no longer used  DST never used Daylight saving time (DST), or summer time in British English, is the convention of advancing clocks so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... Area code 508 was split from area code 617 on July 16, 1988. ... Area code 774 is an overlay of parts of area code 508. ... The system of local government in use in New England is very different from that found throughout the rest of the United States. ... Bristol County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


For geographic and demographic information on the village of Mansfield Center, please see the article Mansfield Center, Massachusetts. Mansfield Center is a census-designated place and village located in the town of Mansfield in Bristol County, Massachusetts. ...

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History

Mansfield was first settled in 1659 and was officially incorporated in 1775. It was named for William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, a pro-colonial member of the House of Lords. Mansfield is largely known for being the home of the Tweeter Center (formerly Great Woods) concert venue, one of the most popular in Massachusetts. // Events May 25 - Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England following the restoration of the Long Parliament, beginning a second brief period of the republican government called the Commonwealth. ... ... This article is about the British House of Lords. ... The Tweeter Center Boston is a Live Nation owned outdoor amphitheater located in Mansfield, Massachusetts, 30 miles south of Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The seating capactiy is approximately 19,900 Approximately 7,000 are covered seats in the pavilion, 7,000 are open-air seats, and general admission is on the...


Mansfield is also the only town in the 15-year history of the Fetish Fair Fleamarket that used several last-minute bylaw enforcements to make it less convenient for the event to be held in Mansfield.


Benjamin E. Bates, an industrialist and philanthropist, who was the founder of Bates College was born in Mansfield in 1808. Benjamin Edward Bates (1808-1878) was a New England industrialist, who was the namesake and a founder of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. ... For other uses, see Bates (disambiguation), Bates (surname) Bates College is a private liberal arts college, founded in 1855 by abolitionists, located in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. ...


Geography

Area

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 53.7 km² (20.7 mi²). 53.0 km² (20.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.7 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (1.25%) is water. There are five conservation areas in the town, from largest to smallest they are: the Great Woods Conservation Area, Maple Park Conservation Area, York Conservation Area, Marie Strese Conservation Area, and Sweet Pond Conservation Area. The town is biscted by the Canoe, Rumford and Wading Rivers, as well as many small brooks which are all part of the Taunton River Watershed. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... The Taunton River, historically also called the Taunton Great River, is a river in southern Massachusetts in the United States. ...


Mansfield's location is 28 miles south of Boston, 14 miles west of Brockton, and 19 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island. It is bordered by Foxborough and Sharon to the north, Easton to the east, Norton to the south, and Attleboro and North Attleborough to the west. The town's northern border is also a portion of the northern border of Bristol County. Its localities include East Mansfield, Ginty Corner, Mansfield Center, Purdy Corner and West Mansfield. Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, Athens of America, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City  89. ...   Settled: 1700 â€“ Incorporated: 1821 Zip Code(s): 02301 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: Beehive of Industry, The Renaissance City, The Divine City Location in Rhode Island Coordinates: Country United States State Rhode Island County Providence  - Mayor David N. Cicilline (D) Area    - City 53. ...   Foxborough (or Foxboro) is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, 20 miles (32 kilometers) southwest of Boston. ...   Nickname: cowtown Settled: 1650 â€“ Incorporated: 1775 Zip Code(s): 02067 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://www. ...   Settled: 1694 â€“ Incorporated: 1725 Zip Code(s): 02356 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ...   Settled: 1669 â€“ Incorporated: 1711 Zip Code(s): 02766 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ...   Settled: 1634 â€“ Incorporated: 1694 Zip Code(s): 02703 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Bristol County Settled 1669 Incorporated 1887 Government Type Representative town meeting Area  - Town  19. ...


Transportation

The intersection of Interstates 95 and 495 is located on the Mansfield-Foxborough town line, with both highways going through the town. Additionally, the town includes a limited-access section of Route 140, as well as part of Route 106. The only exit off the interstates which gives direct access to town roads is I-495 Exit 12, which links to Route 140 South at the Tweeter Center. The town also has a stop along the MBTA's commuter line between Providence and Boston, and is serviced by Mansfield Municipal Airport, which serves smaller aircraft. The nearest national airport is T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island, 30 miles away, and the nearest international airport is Logan International Airport in Boston, 35 miles away. Interstate 95 is 92 miles in the state of Massachusetts. ... Interstate 495 (abbreviated I-495) is the designation of an Interstate highway beltway in Massachusetts. ... Massachusetts Route 140, is a southeast-northwest state highway in Massachusetts. ... The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is a body politic and corporate, and a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts [1] formed in 1964 to finance and operate most bus, subway, commuter rail and ferry systems in the greater Boston, Massachusetts, USA area. ... T. F. Green Airport is an airport in Warwick, Rhode Island, near Providence. ... Official language(s) English Capital Providence Largest city Providence Area  Ranked 50th  - Total 1,214* sq mi (3,144* km²)  - Width 37 miles (60 km)  - Length 48 miles (77 km)  - % water 32. ... Logan International Airport with aircraft taking off over harbor Bostons Logan International Airport from the airside lounge of Terminal E, illustrating how the airport is largely surrounded by water. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ...


Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 22,414 people, 7,942 households, and 5,861 families residing in the town. The population density was 423.0/km² (1,095.4/mi²). There were 8,120 housing units at an average density of 153.2/km² (396.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.30% White, 2.18% African American, 0.21% Native American, 1.93% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.41% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 7,942 households out of which 44.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.34. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not include all significant viewpoints. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 38.1% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $66,925, and the median income for a family was $78,058. Males had a median income of $52,416 versus $36,658 for females. The per capita income for the town was $27,441. About 3.0% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 12.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government, services, and education

The town is governed by an open town meeting, which is in turn is led by a board of selectmen and town manager. The town has a police department located in the center of town, as well as two fire stations, near the town center and near Purdy Corner. The Mansfield Public Library is located at Memorial Park, and the post office is near the intersection of Routes 106 & 140. In addition to Memorial Park, the town also has the Magna-Vista Recreation Area. An Open Town Meeting is a form of municipal legislature, typical in the New England region of the United States. ... The Board of Selectmen is commonly the executive arm of town government in New England. ... Council-manager government - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


Mansfield has its own school department consisting of five schools, governed by a superintendent of schools whose office is located directly adjacent to the town hall. (Coincidentally, the school department building was once the town hall, and the town hall was once the high school.) There are three elementary schools: the Roland Green Preschool, the Everett J. Robinson Elementary School (serving grades K-2), the Jordan-Jackson Elementary School (serving grades 3-5), the Harold L. Qualters Middle School (serving grades 6-8), and Mansfield High School. Mansfield's teams are nicknamed the Hornets, and their colors are green and white. In recent years, MHS has had successful sports teams, especially the football and running teams. For many years in the 1980s and early 1990s, the school's marching band hosted the first event of the New England Scholastic Band Association's fall field show competition season. Other than Roland Green Preschool, all the town's schools are located on either side of East Street near Mansfield Center. Mansfield High School is a secondary school for 11 - 16 year olds, in Brierfield, Lancashire. ...


In addition to the public schools, high school students may also attend Southeastern Regional Vocational-Technical High School in Easton or Bristol County Agricultural High School in Dighton free of charge. The town also has one parochial school, Saint Mary's, which serves grades K-8, and an Islamic high school, Al-Noor Academy, which opened in 2000 and serves the Islamic community along the I-95 corridor. Saint Mary, St. ... Islam (Arabic:  ) is a monotheistic religion based upon the teachings of Muhammad, a 7th century Arab religious and political figure. ...


On the state level, the town is represented in the State Senate as a portion of the Bristol and Norfolk district, including Dover, Foxborough, Mansfield, Medfield, Norton, Rehoboth, Seekonk and Walpole, as well as parts of Attleboro and Sharon. The town is a part of three separate state representative districts, the First and Fourteenth Bristol and Eight Norfolk districts. The town is also patrolled by Troop H (Metro Boston region) of the Massachusetts State Police, 3rd District (Foxborough barracks). On the national level, the town is part of Massachusetts Congressional District 4, which is represented by Barney Frank. The state's senior (Class I) Senator, re-elected in 2006, is Edward M. Kennedy, and the state's junior (Class II) Senator, up for re-election in 2008, is John F. Kerry. Barney Frank (born March 31, 1940) is an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives. ... Edward Moore Ted Kennedy (born February 22, 1932) is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. ... Al Gore (born December 11, 1943) is a Vietnam Veteran and the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts. ...


Links

Town of Mansfield Official Web Site
Mansfield Public Schools

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Boston (capital)
Regions

The Berkshires | Blackstone Valley | Cape Ann | Cape Cod | Greater Boston | The Islands | Merrimack Valley | MetroWest | North Shore | Pioneer Valley | Quabbin Valley | South Coast | South Shore | Western Massachusetts Image File history File links Flag_of_Massachusetts. ... This article or section may be confusing or unclear for some readers, and should be edited to rectify this. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, Athens of America, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City  89. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Berkshires (pronounced as or ) is a region located in Western Massachusetts (with portions located in the adjacent states of Vermont, New York, and Connecticut). ... The Blackstone Valley or Blackstone River Valley is a region of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. ... Cape Ann, Massachusetts Landsat satellite photo of Cape Ann Cape Ann is a rocky peninsula located in northeastern Massachusetts on the Atlantic Ocean. ... Cape Cod (or simply the Cape) is an arm-shaped peninsula forming the easternmost portion of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in the Northeastern United States. ... Greater Boston is the area of Massachusetts closely surrounding Boston. ... The Islands is a region of the U.S. state of Massachusetts commonly including Dukes County and Nantucket County. ... The Merrimack Valley is the region surrounding the Merrimack River in northeastern Massachusetts. ... The MetroWest region is an area outside the city of Boston, in the state of Massachusetts. ... The North Shore is a region north of Boston, consisting chiefly of urban suburban communities of Essex County along Massachusetts Bay. ... The southern portion of the Pioneer Valley looking south down the Connecticut River. ... The Quabbin Valley is a region of Massachusetts. ... The South Coast of Massachusetts is the region of southeastern Massachusetts consisting of southern Bristol and Plymouth counties bordering Buzzards Bay, and includes the cities of Fall River and New Bedford and nearby towns. ... The South Shore of Massachusetts is a geographic region stretching south and east from Boston along the shore of Massachusetts Bay toward Cape Cod. ... Western Massachusetts is a loosely defined geographical region of the state of Massachusetts which contains the Berkshires and the Pioneer Valley. ...

Counties

Barnstable | Berkshire | Bristol | Dukes | Essex | Franklin | Hampden | Hampshire | Middlesex | Nantucket | Norfolk | Plymouth | Suffolk | Worcester This is a list of Massachusetts counties: Massachusetts counties Barnstable County: one of three original counties created in the Plymouth Colony in 1685. ... Barnstable County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Berkshire County is a county located in on the western edge of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Bristol County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Dukes County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the state of Massachusetts. ... Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Hampden County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Hampshire County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Nantucket County Settled 1641 Incorporated 1671 Government type Open town meeting Area    - Town  105. ... Norfolk County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Plymouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Worcester County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ...

Cities

Agawam | Amesbury | Attleboro | Barnstable | Beverly | Boston | Brockton | Cambridge | Chelsea | Chicopee | Easthampton | Everett | Fall River | Fitchburg | Franklin | Gardner | Gloucester | Greenfield | Haverhill | Holyoke | Lawrence | Leominster | Lowell | Lynn | Malden | Marlborough | Medford | Melrose | Methuen | New Bedford | Newburyport | Newton | North Adams | Northampton | Peabody | Pittsfield | Quincy | Revere | Salem | Springfield | Somerville | Southbridge | Taunton | Waltham | Watertown | West Springfield | Westfield | Weymouth | Woburn | Worcester This is a complete list of cities in Massachusetts. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Hampden County Settled 1635 Incorporated 1855 Government Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Richard A. Cohen (D) Area  - City  24. ... For the town in Wiltshire, England, see Amesbury Seal of Amesbury, MA Amesbury is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ...   Settled: 1634 â€“ Incorporated: 1694 Zip Code(s): 02703 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ...   Settled: 1637 â€“ Incorporated: 1638 Zip Code(s): 02601 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://town. ...   Settled: 1626 â€“ Incorporated: 1626 Zip Code(s): 01915 â€“ Area Code(s): 978 / 351 Official website: www. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, Athens of America, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City  89. ...   Settled: 1700 â€“ Incorporated: 1821 Zip Code(s): 02301 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ...   Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1636 Zip Code(s): 02138, 02139, 02140, 02141, 02142 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ... Chelsea City Hall The City of Chelsea is located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts directly across the Mystic River from the City of Boston. ...   Settled: 1652 â€“ Incorporated: 1848 Zip Code(s): 01013, 01020, 01021 â€“ Area Code(s): 413 Official website: http://www. ...   The Town of Easthampton is a city[1] in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Everett is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts near Boston. ... The Fall River skyline, as seen from Somerset. ...   Nickname: River City Settled: 1730 â€“ Incorporated: 1764 Zip Code(s): 01420 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   The Town of Franklin is a city[1] in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Settled: 1764 â€“ Incorporated: 1785 Zip Code(s): 01440 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Settled: 1623 â€“ Incorporated: 1642 Zip Code(s): 01930 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Seal of Greenfield, MA The Town of Greenfield, a city to be known as the Town of Greenfield is located in Franklin County, Massachusetts. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Essex County Settled 1640 Incorporated 1641 Government type Mayor-council city  - Mayor James J. Fiorentini Area    - City  35. ... See Holyoke, Colorado for the city in Colorado. ...   Settled: 1655 â€“ Incorporated: 1847 Zip Code(s): 01840 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   Nickname: Pioneer Plastics City Settled: 1653 â€“ Incorporated: 1740 Zip Code(s): 01453 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   The Boott Mill complex now converted to a museum. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Essex County Settled 1629 Incorporated 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Chip Clancy Area  - City  13. ... Malden Auditorium in 1909   Settled: 1640 â€“ Incorporated: 1649 Zip Code(s): 02148 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://www. ...   Marlborough is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Medford is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts just a few miles north of Boston on the Mystic River. ... Melrose is a city located in the Greater Boston metropolitan area and Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Seal of Methuen, MA The Town of Methuen is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... New Bedford is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, located about 56 miles (90 kilometers) south of Boston, 31 miles (50 kilometers) southeast of Providence, Rhode Island, and about 8 miles (13 kilometers) east of Fall River. ...   Settled: 1635 â€“ Incorporated: 1764 Zip Code(s): 01950 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   Nickname: The Garden City Settled: 1639 â€“ Incorporated: 1688 Zip Code(s): 02458, 02459, 02460, 02461, 02462, 02464, 02465, 02467, 02468, 02495 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ...   North Adams is a city in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Nickname: Noho, Hamp Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Hampshire County Settled 1654 Incorporated 1656 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Mary Clare Higgins Area  - City  35. ... Seal of Peabody, MA Peabody is a city located in Essex County, Massachusetts. ... Pittsfield redirects here. ...   Settled: 1625 â€“ Incorporated: 1792 Zip Code(s): 02169, 02170, 02171 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://ci. ... Revere is a city located in Suffolk County, Massachusetts and borders Winthrop, East Boston and Chelsea to the south, Everett and Malden to the west, Saugus and Lynn to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. ...   Nickname: Witch City Settled: 1626 â€“ Incorporated: 1626 Zip Code(s): 01970 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: City of Homes Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Hampden County Settled 1636 Incorporated 1636 Government type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Charles Ryan (D) Area    - City  33. ... Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1842 Zip Code(s): 02143 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ...   The Town of Southbridge is a city[1] in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ...   Settled: 1638 â€“ Incorporated: 1639 Zip Code(s): 02718, 02780, 02783 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ...   Often called the true birthplace of the industrial revolution, Waltham is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ...   Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1630 Zip Code(s): 02472 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ... The Town of West Springfield is a city[1] in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Nickname: The Whip City Founded Incorporated May 19, 1669   County Hampden County Mayor Richard K. Sullivan Jr. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Norfolk County Settled 1630 Incorporated 1635 Government Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor David M. Madden (D) Area  - City  21. ... Benjamin Thompson House, Woburn, Massachusetts. ...   Nickname: The Heart of the Commonwealth, The City of the Seven Hills, Wormtown Settled: 1673 â€“ Incorporated: 1684 Zip Code(s): 01608 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ...

Topics

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