Hampshire County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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[[Berkshire County, Massachusetts|Berkshire ]]| [[Franklin County, Massachusetts|Franklin ]]| [[Hampden County, Massachusetts|Hampden ]]| [[Worcester County, Massachusetts|Worcester]]  
 
[[Berkshire County, Massachusetts|Berkshire ]]| [[Franklin County, Massachusetts|Franklin ]]| [[Hampden County, Massachusetts|Hampden ]]| [[Worcester County, Massachusetts|Worcester]]  

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United States > Massachusetts > Hampshire County
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Contents

County Courthouse

The legislature approved special charters to allow Hampshire and Hampshire counties to become regional councils of government.

History

Parent County

  • Created 7 May 1662 from Massachusetts Bay Colony lands.

Boundary Changes

  • Counties were set off:
    • Worcester County 5 Apr 1731
    • Berkshire County 28 May 1760
    • Franklin County 24 June 1811
    • Hampden County 25 Feb 1812

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Cities: Easthampton . Northampton
  • Towns: Amherst . Belchertown . Chesterfield . Cummington . Goshen . Granby . Hadley . Hatfield . Huntington . Middlefield . Pelham . Plainfield . South Hadley . Southampton . Ware . Westhampton . Williamsburg . Worthington
  • Communities: Amherst Center . Bondsville . Belchertown . Granby . Hatfield . North Amherst . South Amherst . Ware
  • Villages: Florence . Leeds . Mount Tom

Neighboring Counties

Berkshire | Franklin | Hampden | Worcester

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References