Hampshire County, Massachusetts

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

Revision as of 06:50, 16 September 2008

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