Massachusetts

established Feb. 6, 1788 formerly known as Province of Massachusetts Bay, then sovereign state in Confederation
flag of Massachusetts
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seal of Massachusetts
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coat of arms of Massachusetts
Coat of arms
Massachusetts two letter code: MA
capital: Boston est. 1630
population:
6,976,597
15 Counties:
Barnstable County
Berkshire County
Bristol County
Dukes County
Essex County
Franklin County
Hampden County
Hampshire County
Middlesex County
Nantucket County
Norfolk County
Plymouth County
Suffolk County
Worcester County
Worcester County/Middlesex County
5 Neighboring States:
Connecticut
New Hampshire
New York
Rhode Island
Vermont
9 Areacodes:
339     351     413     508     617     774     781     857     978    
Airport : 73
Balloonport : 1
Heliport : 134
Seaplane Base : 15
Electoral Votes: 11
State Motto: Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem
english translation: By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty
Highest point in Massachusetts: Mount Greylock , 3487 feet
fossil Dinosaur tracks
fossil scientific name Eubrontes giganteus
tree American Elm
tree binomial nomenclature Ulmus americana
flower Mayflower
flower scientificname Epigaea repens
fish Cod
fish binomial nomenclature Gadus morhua
bird Chickadee
game bird Wild turkey
shell Wrinkled whelk, New England Neptune
reptile Garter snake
reptile scientific name Thamnophis(whole genus)
insect 7-spotted ladybug
insect scientific name Coccinella septempunctata
horse Morgan
pet Boston Terrier / Tabby Cat
dog Boston Terrier
marine mammal Right whale
mineral Babingtonite
rock or stone Roxbury Puddingstone
gemstone Rhodonite
zipcodes for Massachusetts : 01001 01002 01003 01005 01007 01008 01009
all 743 zipcodes for Massachusetts
Crime Chart Massachusetts Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 6,745,408 318,857,056
violent crimes 26,3991,197,987
violent crime rate391.4375.7
murder and manslaughter13214,249
murder and manslaughter rate2.04.5
rape2,180116,645
rape rate32.336.6
robbery6,036325,802
robbery rate89.5102.2
aggravated assault18,051741,291
aggravated assault rate267.6232.5
property crimes125,2678,277,829
property crime rate1857.12596.1
burglary24,9641,729,806
burglary rate370.1542.5
larceny theft92,0435,858,496
larceny theft rate1364.51837.3
motor vechicle theft8,260689,527
motor vehicle theft rate122.5216.2
Abington (16,227)
Abington (CDP) (16,081)
Acton (23,549)
Acushnet (10,477)
Agawam Town (28,839)
Amesbury Town (17,414)
Amherst (39,833)
Amherst Center (19,543)
Andover (35,299)
Arlington (44,815)
Arlington (CDP) (43,728)
Ashland (17,573)
Athol (11,654)
Attleboro (44,284)
Auburn (16,516)
Barnstable Town (44,331)
Bedford (14,171)
Belchertown (14,929)
Bellingham (16,891)
Belmont (25,584)
Belmont (CDP) (25,173)
Beverly (41,186)
Billerica (42,683)
Boston (667,137)
Bourne (19,681)
Braintree Town (37,497)
Bridgewater (27,628)
Brockton (95,314)
Brookline (59,195)
Brookline (CDP) (59,016)
Burlington (25,920)
Burlington (CDP) (25,190)
Cambridge (110,402)
Canton (22,817)
Carver (11,629)
Charlton (13,406)
Chelmsford (35,149)
Chelsea (39,398)
Chicopee (56,741)
Clinton (13,805)
Concord (19,830)
Danvers (27,849)
Danvers (CDP) (27,075)
Dartmouth (34,715)
Dedham (25,397)
Dedham (CDP) (25,111)
Dennis (14,005)
Dracut (31,352)
Dudley (11,587)
Duxbury (15,483)
East Bridgewater (14,343)
East Longmeadow (16,213)
Easthampton Town (16,030)
Easton (23,908)
Everett (46,050)
Fairhaven (16,140)
Fall River (88,777)
Falmouth (31,524)
Fitchburg (40,545)
Foxborough (17,456)
Framingham (71,209)
Framingham (CDP) (69,900)
Franklin Town (33,147)
Gardner (20,333)
Gloucester (29,781)
Grafton (18,540)
Greenfield Town (17,450)
Groton (11,296)
Hanover (14,424)
Hanson (10,630)
Harwich (12,180)
Haverhill (62,765)
Hingham (23,120)
Holbrook (11,050)
Holbrook (CDP) (10,925)
Holden (18,645)
Holliston (14,525)
Holyoke (40,684)
Hopkinton (16,674)
Hudson (19,864)
Hudson (CDP) (15,212)
Hull (10,491)
Hull (CDP) (10,324)
Ipswich (13,804)
Kingston (13,301)
Lakeville (11,338)
Lawrence (80,231)
Leicester (11,334)
Leominster (41,569)
Lexington (33,394)
Lexington (CDP) (32,306)
Longmeadow (15,898)
Longmeadow (CDP) (15,858)
Lowell (110,699)
Ludlow (21,472)
Lunenburg (11,241)
Lynn (92,457)
Lynnfield (12,761)
Lynnfield (CDP) (12,058)
Malden (61,068)
Mansfield (23,687)
Marblehead (20,517)
Marblehead (CDP) (20,163)
Marlborough (39,818)
Marshfield (25,709)
Mashpee (14,154)
Maynard (10,676)
Maynard (CDP) (10,314)
Medfield (12,718)
Medford (57,403)
Medway (13,253)
Melrose (27,997)
Methuen Town (49,660)
Middleborough (24,350)
Milford (28,614)
Milford (CDP) (25,422)
Millbury (13,537)
Milton (27,374)
Milton (CDP) (27,204)
Nantucket (10,925)
Natick (36,262)
Needham (30,564)
Needham (CDP) (29,540)
New Bedford (94,958)
Newburyport (17,982)
Newton (88,817)
Norfolk (11,908)
North Adams (13,263)
North Andover (29,721)
North Attleborough (29,071)
North Reading (15,636)
Northampton (28,540)
Northborough (15,042)
Northbridge (16,544)
Norton (19,468)
Norwell (10,984)
Norwood (29,095)
Norwood (CDP) (28,844)
Oxford (13,916)
Palmer Town (12,191)
Peabody (52,504)
Pembroke (18,273)
Pepperell (12,165)
Pittsfield (43,303)
Plymouth (58,890)
Quincy (93,618)
Randolph (33,699)
Randolph (CDP) (33,135)
Raynham (13,797)
Reading (25,704)
Reading (CDP) (25,176)
Rehoboth (12,008)
Revere (53,422)
Rockland (17,832)
Salem (42,869)
Sandwich (20,445)
Saugus (27,994)
Saugus (CDP) (27,369)
Scituate (18,478)
Seekonk (14,968)
Sharon (18,173)
Shrewsbury (36,805)
Somerset (18,288)
Somerset (CDP) (18,262)
Somerville (80,318)
South Hadley (17,743)
South Yarmouth (11,482)
Southborough (10,038)
Southbridge Town (16,865)
Spencer (11,810)
Springfield (154,341)
Stoneham (22,002)
Stoneham (CDP) (21,611)
Stoughton (28,431)
Sudbury (18,874)
Swampscott (14,477)
Swampscott (CDP) (13,912)
Swansea (16,387)
Taunton (56,789)
Tewksbury (30,915)
Tyngsborough (12,267)
Uxbridge (13,892)
Wakefield (26,847)
Wakefield (CDP) (25,835)
Walpole (25,102)
Waltham (63,378)
Wareham (22,408)
Watertown Town (34,319)
Wayland (13,684)
Webster (16,893)
Webster (CDP) (12,135)
Wellesley (29,000)
Wellesley (CDP) (28,858)
West Springfield Town (28,693)
Westborough (18,934)
Westfield (41,690)
Westford (23,831)
Weston (12,057)
Westport (15,814)
Westwood (16,055)
Weymouth Town (55,957)
Whitman (14,849)
Wilbraham (14,638)
Wilmington (23,534)
Wilmington (CDP) (22,907)
Winchendon (10,698)
Winchester (22,417)
Winchester (CDP) (21,863)
Winthrop Town (18,164)
Woburn (39,555)
Worcester (184,815)
Wrentham (11,548)
Yarmouth (23,467)