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Encyclopedia > Shirley, Massachusetts
Shirley, Massachusetts
Shirley Shaker Village in 1884

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Settled: 1720 – Incorporated: 1775
Zip Code(s): 01464 – Area Code(s): 351 / 978
Official website: http://www.shirley-ma.gov/
Location
Location of Shirley, Massachusetts
Location in Massachusetts
Government
County Middlesex County
Form of Government Open town meeting
Executive office Executive Secretary
Geography
Area
Total 15.9 mi² / 41.2 km²
Land 15.8 mi² / 41.0 km²
Water 0.1 mi² / 0.2 km²
Coordinates 42°32′37″ N
71°39′00″ W
Elevation 279 ft / 85 m
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
Population
Total (2000) 6373
Density 402.7/mi² / 155.5/km²

Shirley is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 6,373 at the 2000 census. The town is home to Benjamin Hill Recreation Area and two state prisons, including the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center. Image File history File links Shirley,_MA_Shaker_Village. ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Image File history File links Shirley,_MA_Seal. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq. ... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... 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A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... 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 Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... This article is about longitude and latitude; see also UTM coordinate system Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (vertically) and longitude (horizontally); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which... 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History

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Town Hall

The first inhabitans were either Nipmuc (or Pennacook) Indians, who called the area Catacoonemaug. Once part of "The Plantation of Groton," Shirley was first settled about 1720. It would break away from Groton to be incorporated in 1753. The town was named in honor of William Shirley, governor of Massachusetts (1741 - 1757). A paper mill would be built here around 1790. Other local products included iron, nails, textiles, rope, and suspenders. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1061 KB) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 1061 KB) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Nipmuck emblem The Nipmuck are an aboriginal North American people, belonging to the family of Algonquian peoples, currently living in and around the Chaubunagungamaug Reservation of Webster, Massachusetts. ... The Pennacook are an American Indian group who once had villages in the Merrimack River valley in southern and central New Hampshire, northeastern Massachusetts, and southern Maine. ... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... Seal of Groton, MA NIGGERS NOT ALLOWED ONLY FAT WHITE HONEKYS WITH $$$ Groton is a town located in northwestern Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... 1753 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... William Shirley (1694-1771) William Shirley (1694-1771) was the British governor of Massachusetts from 1741 to 1759. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq. ... // Events April 10 - Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz August 10 - Raja of Travancore defeats Dutch East India Company naval expedition at Battle of Colachel December 19 - Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 - Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... General Name, Symbol, Number iron, Fe, 26 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 8, 4, d Appearance lustrous metallic with a grayish tinge Atomic mass 55. ... A pile of nails Nails This article is about nails as used in engineering. ... This article is about the type of fabric. ... Coils of rope used for long-line fishing A rope (IPA: ) is a length of fibers, twisted or braided together to improve strength for pulling and connecting. ...


A utopian religious community was established in Shirley in 1793. The Shakers advocated pacifism, common property, celebacy and communal living. They are renowned for their plain architecture and furniture. The Shaker movement peaked in the 1840s, but gradually dwindled, perhaps because of greater employment opportunities offered by the Industrial Revolution, or because succeeding generations grew less tolerant of the Shaker church's insistence on self-abnegation. Shirley Shaker Village would close in 1908. Today, only one "society" remains in the control of the last Shakers, located at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester, Maine. Several communities operate today as museums. A similar community was founded in nearby Harvard, MA. See Utopia (disambiguation) for other meanings of this word Utopia, in its most common and general meaning, refers to a hypothetical perfect society. ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Shakers are an offshoot of the Religious Society of Friends (or Quakers) that originated in Manchester, England in the early 18th century. ... Community is a set of people (or agents in a more abstract sense) with some shared element. ... The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, αρχιτεκτων, a master builder, from αρχι- chief, leader and τεκτων, builder, carpenter) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... Furniture is the collective term for the movable objects which support the human body (seating furniture and beds), provide storage, and hold objects on horizontal surfaces above the ground. ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A Watt steam engine in Madrid. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... New Gloucester is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Harvard is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts. ...


The meetinghouse of Shirley Shaker Village was moved in 1962 to replace an identical one razed in 1938 at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield. 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Caption Pittsfield is a city located in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. ...


Historic Sites & Museums:

  • Shirley Historical Society Museum
  • Shirley Shaker Village, Shaker Historic Trail

Notable Inhabitants:

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Geography

Shirley is located at 42°35′5″N, 71°38′50″W (42.58472, -71.64722)GR1. 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. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 41.2 km² (15.9 mi²). 41.0 km² (15.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.50%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) 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 Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

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First Parish Meeting House, built in 1773

This article describes the town of Shirley as a whole. Additional demographic detail is available which describes only the central settlement or village within the town, although that detail is included in the aggregate values reported here. See: Shirley (CDP), Massachusetts. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1920x2560, 987 KB) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1920x2560, 987 KB) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1. ... 1773 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Shirley is a census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Shirley in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ...


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,373 people, 2,067 households, and 1,426 families residing in the town. The population density was 155.5/km² (402.7/mi²). There were 2,156 housing units at an average density of 52.6/km² (136.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 83.90% White, 6.72% Black or African American, 0.47% Native American, 2.10% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 5.12% from other races, and 1.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.86% 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. ... 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. ...


There were 2,067 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.09. A marriage is a committed relationship between or among individuals, recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...

Shirley Shaker Meetinghouse at its original site in c. 1910

In the town the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 39.2% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 137.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 151.8 males. Image File history File links Shirley,_MA_Shaker_Meetinghouse. ... Image File history File links Shirley,_MA_Shaker_Meetinghouse. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ...


The median income for a household in the town was $53,344, and the median income for a family was $66,250. Males had a median income of $42,078 versus $32,130 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,556. About 1.9% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 4.4% 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. ...


External links

  • Town of Shirley, Massachusetts Official Website
    • Hazen Memorial Library
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