Massachusetts

established Feb. 6, 1788 formerly known as Province of Massachusetts Bay, then sovereign state in Confederation
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Massachusetts two letter code: MA
capital: Boston est. 1630
population:
6,976,597 ( 840.20 people per square mile )
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 , 3,487 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 01004 01005 01007 01008
all 692 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
544 cities in Massachusetts
Map City Population
Boston 667,137
Worcester 184,815
Springfield 154,341
Lowell 110,699
Cambridge 110,402
Brockton 95,314
New Bedford 94,958
Quincy 93,618
Lynn 92,457
Newton 88,817
Fall River 88,777
Somerville 80,318
Lawrence 80,231
Framingham 71,209
Framingham (CDP) 69,900
Waltham 63,378
Haverhill 62,765
Malden 61,068
Brookline 59,195
Brookline (CDP) 59,016
Plymouth 58,890
Medford 57,403
Taunton 56,789
Chicopee 56,741
Weymouth Town 55,957
Revere 53,422
Peabody 52,504
Methuen Town 49,660
Everett 46,050
Arlington 44,815
Barnstable Town 44,331
Attleboro 44,284
Arlington (CDP) 43,728
Pittsfield 43,303
Salem 42,869
Billerica 42,683
Westfield 41,690
Leominster 41,569
Beverly 41,186
Holyoke 40,684
Fitchburg 40,545
Amherst 39,833
Marlborough 39,818
Woburn 39,555
Chelsea 39,398
Braintree Town 37,497
Shrewsbury 36,805
Natick 36,262
Andover 35,299
Chelmsford 35,149
Dartmouth 34,715
Watertown Town 34,319
Randolph 33,699
Lexington 33,394
Franklin Town 33,147
Randolph (CDP) 33,135
Lexington (CDP) 32,306
Falmouth 31,524
Dracut 31,352
Tewksbury 30,915
Needham 30,564
Gloucester 29,781
North Andover 29,721
Needham (CDP) 29,540
Norwood 29,095
North Attleborough 29,071
Wellesley 29,000
Wellesley (CDP) 28,858
Norwood (CDP) 28,844
Agawam Town 28,839
West Springfield Town 28,693
Milford 28,614
Northampton 28,540
Stoughton 28,431
Melrose 27,997
Saugus 27,994
Danvers 27,849
Bridgewater 27,628
Milton 27,374
Saugus (CDP) 27,369
Milton (CDP) 27,204
Danvers (CDP) 27,075
Wakefield 26,847
Burlington 25,920
Wakefield (CDP) 25,835
Marshfield 25,709
Reading 25,704
Belmont 25,584
Milford (CDP) 25,422
Dedham 25,397
Burlington (CDP) 25,190
Reading (CDP) 25,176
Belmont (CDP) 25,173
Dedham (CDP) 25,111
Walpole 25,102
Middleborough 24,350
Easton 23,908
Westford 23,831
Mansfield 23,687
Acton 23,549
Wilmington 23,534
Yarmouth 23,467
Hingham 23,120
Wilmington (CDP) 22,907
Canton 22,817
Winchester 22,417
Wareham 22,408
Stoneham 22,002
Winchester (CDP) 21,863
Stoneham (CDP) 21,611
Ludlow 21,472
Marblehead 20,517
Sandwich 20,445
Gardner 20,333
Marblehead (CDP) 20,163
Hudson 19,864
Concord 19,830
Bourne 19,681
Amherst Center 19,543
Norton 19,468
Westborough 18,934
Sudbury 18,874
Holden 18,645
Grafton 18,540
Scituate 18,478
Somerset 18,288
Pembroke 18,273
Somerset (CDP) 18,262
Sharon 18,173
Winthrop Town 18,164
Newburyport 17,982
Rockland 17,832
South Hadley 17,743
Ashland 17,573
Foxborough 17,456
Greenfield Town 17,450
Amesbury Town 17,414
Webster 16,893
Bellingham 16,891
Southbridge Town 16,865
Hopkinton 16,674
Northbridge 16,544
Auburn 16,516
Swansea 16,387
Abington 16,227
East Longmeadow 16,213
Fairhaven 16,140
Abington (CDP) 16,081
Westwood 16,055
Easthampton Town 16,030
Longmeadow 15,898
Longmeadow (CDP) 15,858
Westport 15,814
North Reading 15,636
Duxbury 15,483
Hudson (CDP) 15,212
Northborough 15,042
Seekonk 14,968
Belchertown 14,929
Whitman 14,849
Wilbraham 14,638
Holliston 14,525
Swampscott 14,477
Hanover 14,424
East Bridgewater 14,343
Bedford 14,171
Mashpee 14,154
Dennis 14,005
Oxford 13,916
Swampscott (CDP) 13,912
Uxbridge 13,892
Clinton 13,805
Ipswich 13,804
Raynham 13,797
Wayland 13,684
Millbury 13,537
Charlton 13,406
Kingston 13,301
North Adams 13,263
Medway 13,253
Lynnfield 12,761
Medfield 12,718
Tyngsborough 12,267
Palmer Town 12,191
Harwich 12,180
Pepperell 12,165
Webster (CDP) 12,135
Lynnfield (CDP) 12,058
Weston 12,057
Rehoboth 12,008
Norfolk 11,908
Spencer 11,810
Athol 11,654
Carver 11,629
Dudley 11,587
Wrentham 11,548
South Yarmouth 11,482
Lakeville 11,338
Leicester 11,334
Groton 11,296
Lunenburg 11,241
Holbrook 11,050
Norwell 10,984
Holbrook (CDP) 10,925
Nantucket 10,925
Winchendon 10,698
Maynard 10,676
Hanson 10,630
Hull 10,491
Acushnet 10,477
Hull (CDP) 10,324
Maynard (CDP) 10,314
Southborough 10,038
Brewster 9,918
Littleton 9,912
Ware 9,888
Middleton 9,738
Southwick 9,737
Townsend 9,515
Sturbridge 9,514
Sutton 9,272
Salisbury 9,261
Freetown 9,179
Blackstone 9,104
Plainville 9,057
Andover (CDP) 8,953
Monson 8,789
Douglas 8,728
Georgetown 8,584
Rutland 8,527
Cohasset 8,393
Bridgewater (CDP) 8,374
Athol (CDP) 8,340
Montague 8,272
Boxford 8,253
Adams 8,187
Hamilton 8,179
Templeton 8,176
Millis 8,169
Lancaster 8,166
Ayer 8,001
Sterling 7,992
West Boylston 7,894
Mansfield Center 7,861
Halifax 7,834
Nantucket (CDP) 7,787
Upton 7,725
Orange 7,651
Williamstown 7,620
Westminster 7,570
Plymouth (CDP) 7,567
North Amherst 7,517
Lincoln 7,491
Clinton (CDP) 7,488
Pinehurst 7,452
Middleborough Center 7,432
Shirley 7,400
Dighton 7,399
Rockport 7,206
Stow 7,125
West Bridgewater 7,094
West Concord 7,085
Newbury 6,971
Great Barrington 6,907
Merrimac 6,800
Groveland 6,750
Dalton 6,661
Berkley 6,658
Cochituate 6,637
Northborough (CDP) 6,613
Harvard 6,573
Topsfield 6,529
Oxford (CDP) 6,525
Whitinsville 6,478
Granby 6,352
Rowley 6,285
Mattapoisett 6,267
Ashburnham 6,209
Southampton 6,152
Chatham 6,143
Kingston (CDP) 6,103
Mendon 6,024
Sharon (CDP) 6,010
Medfield (CDP) 5,964
Dover 5,961
Hopedale 5,955
Walpole (CDP) 5,910
Bliss Corner 5,908
West Yarmouth 5,882
Orleans 5,846
East Falmouth 5,818
Ware (CDP) 5,816
Lee 5,816
Spencer (CDP) 5,670
Scituate (CDP) 5,623
Barre 5,496
Rochester 5,494
Adams (CDP) 5,460
Manchester-by-the-Sea 5,366
Hadley 5,352
South Amherst 5,267
Carlisle 5,245
Hampden 5,223
Boxborough 5,206
Hingham (CDP) 5,199
Ocean Bluff-Brant Rock 5,198
Warren 5,189
Bolton 5,180
Wenham 5,163
Marion 5,086
Bellingham (CDP) 5,055
Deerfield 5,015
Foxborough (CDP) 5,013
Lenox 4,988
North Scituate 4,962
Eastham 4,915
Yarmouth Port 4,906
Paxton 4,884
Rockport (CDP) 4,832
Salisbury (CDP) 4,757
East Harwich 4,749
North Brookfield 4,749
Smith Mills 4,741
Turners Falls 4,719
Oak Bluffs 4,677
Hubbardston 4,596
West Newbury 4,541
North Westport 4,540
Boylston 4,534
Avon 4,498
Raynham Center 4,480
Forestdale 4,381
Edgartown 4,306
Sherborn 4,300
Millis-Clicquot 4,260
Marshfield (CDP) 4,227
Williamstown (CDP) 4,173
Tisbury 4,099
Westborough (CDP) 4,061
Ipswich (CDP) 4,003
Orange (CDP) 3,944
East Sandwich 3,861
Hopedale (CDP) 3,858
Falmouth (CDP) 3,785
Northwest Harwich 3,782
West Brookfield 3,780
Wilbraham (CDP) 3,765
South Duxbury 3,752
North Plymouth 3,747
Brimfield 3,741
Winchendon (CDP) 3,714
Essex 3,661
Sunderland 3,657
South Dennis 3,599
Sagamore 3,589
Nahant 3,485
Princeton 3,470
Nahant (CDP) 3,451
Dunstable 3,435
Brookfield 3,411
Upton (CDP) 3,319
North Pembroke 3,313
Hatfield 3,298
Millville 3,234
Ashby 3,226
Monument Beach 3,224
Wareham Center 3,218
Mattapoisett Center 3,199
Sheffield 3,191
Buzzards Bay 3,176
Cheshire 3,158
West Wareham 3,070
Berlin 3,020
Belchertown (CDP) 3,010
Hardwick 3,008
Northfield 2,992
Lanesborough 2,991
Topsfield (CDP) 2,983
Provincetown 2,968
North Falmouth 2,957
Dennis Port 2,936
Pocasset 2,932
Ayer (CDP) 2,930
East Dennis 2,928
Plympton 2,917
East Douglas 2,912
West Tisbury 2,896
Norton Center 2,870
Sandwich (CDP) 2,847
Littleton Common 2,845
Acushnet Center 2,786
Green Harbor-Cedar Crest 2,782
Provincetown (CDP) 2,777
Wellfleet 2,749
Ocean Grove 2,674
North Seekonk 2,660
Cordaville 2,550
Hopkinton (CDP) 2,509
Holland 2,506
Rutland (CDP) 2,478
Williamsburg 2,469
Dennis (CDP) 2,431
Marshfield Hills 2,423
North Lakeville 2,409
Vineyard Haven 2,384
Pepperell (CDP) 2,361
Baldwinville 2,327
Great Barrington (CDP) 2,324
Brewster (CDP) 2,306
Sturbridge (CDP) 2,265
Dover (CDP) 2,249
Boxford (CDP) 2,228
West Dennis 2,219
Fiskdale 2,213
East Brookfield 2,187
Huntington 2,181
Bernardston 2,101
North Brookfield (CDP) 2,079
Truro 2,007
West Falmouth 1,967
East Pepperell 1,967
Hinsdale 1,959
Stockbridge 1,938
Monson Center 1,935
Oakham 1,929
White Island Shores 1,917
North Eastham 1,917
Lee (CDP) 1,914
Harwich Center 1,902
Wales 1,899
Hanscom AFB 1,893
Conway 1,881
Buckland 1,864
Shelburne 1,848
Leverett 1,845
Lunenburg (CDP) 1,831
South Lancaster 1,812
Russell 1,787
Erving 1,776
Harwich Port 1,772
Shutesbury 1,764
Becket 1,762
Phillipston 1,747
Devens 1,745
South Deerfield 1,733
Essex (CDP) 1,733
Ashfield 1,723
Hanson (CDP) 1,718
Shelburne Falls 1,699
Weweantic 1,662
Clarksburg 1,659
Lenox (CDP) 1,655
Colrain 1,647
Westhampton 1,638
Granville 1,622
Otis 1,576
Orleans (CDP) 1,531
Whately 1,518
Granby (CDP) 1,514
Gill 1,492
New Marlborough 1,478
Chatham (CDP) 1,470
Warren (CDP) 1,456
Rowley (CDP) 1,444
Teaticket 1,441
Richmond 1,429
Hatfield (CDP) 1,420
Holland (CDP) 1,405
Chester 1,372
West Chatham 1,352
West Brookfield (CDP) 1,352
Pelham 1,330
Shirley (CDP) 1,321
East Brookfield (CDP) 1,312
West Stockbridge 1,274
Royalston 1,274
Blandford 1,259
Chesterfield 1,249
Petersham 1,246
Charlemont 1,234
Townsend (CDP) 1,227
Egremont 1,210
Duxbury (CDP) 1,197
Worthington 1,188
Marion Center 1,176
Bourne (CDP) 1,148
Goshen 1,070
Onset 1,068
Northfield (CDP) 1,060
South Ashburnham 1,042
New Braintree 1,022
The Pinehills 1,020
New Seabury 1,005
New Salem 999
Edgartown (CDP) 999
Woods Hole 953
Monterey 948
Groton (CDP) 939
Chilmark 916
Barre (CDP) 910
Sandisfield 910
Brookfield (CDP) 902
Windsor 895
Cummington 871
Wendell 870
Montgomery 859
Millers Falls 855
Peru 845
Deerfield (CDP) 818
Housatonic 814
Huntington (CDP) 785
Warwick 762
Florida 730
Chester (CDP) 727
Leyden 713
Hancock 710
Heath 693
Savoy 677
Mashpee Neck 666
Plainfield 652
Cheshire (CDP) 571
Russell (CDP) 544
Washington 535
Middlefield 527
Tolland 496
Alford 495
Seabrook 445
Blandford (CDP) 425
Rowe 383
Hawley 331
Aquinnah 328
Tyringham 325
Madaket 273
Petersham (CDP) 269
Popponesset 227
New Ashford 225
Siasconset 200
Monomoscoy Island 170
Mount Washington 163
Monroe 120
Gosnold 77
Popponesset Island 24
Seconsett Island 23
Southfield 0
14 counties in Massachusetts
County Population
Middlesex 1,611,699
Worcester 830,622
Suffolk 803,907
Essex 789,034
Norfolk 706,775
Bristol 565,217
Plymouth 521,202
Hampden 466,372
Barnstable 212,990
Hampshire 160,830
Berkshire 124,944
Franklin 70,180
Dukes 17,332
Nantucket, Town and County of 11,399