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===== Cities  =====
  
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[[North Adams, Massachusetts|North Adams]] | [[Pittsfield, Massachusetts|Pittsfield]]
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*Pittsfield
 
 
 
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*Adams  
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*[[Adams, Massachusetts|Adams]]
*Alford  
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*[[Alford, Massachusetts|Alford]]
*Becket  
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*[[Becket, Massachusetts|Becket]]
*Cheshire  
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*[[Cheshire, Massachusetts|Cheshire]]
*Clarksburg  
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*[[Clarksburg, Massachusetts|Clarksburg]]
*Dalton  
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*[[Dalton, Massachusetts|Dalton]]
*Egremont  
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*[[Egremont, Massachusetts|Egremont]]
*Florida  
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*[[Florida, Massachusetts|Florida]]
*Great Barrington
 
*Hancock
 
 
 
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*Hinsdale
 
*Lanesborough
 
*Lee
 
*Lenox
 
*Monterey
 
*Mount Washington
 
*New Ashford
 
*New Marlborough
 
*Otis
 
*Peru
 
  
 
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*Richmond
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*[[Great Barrington, Massachusetts|Great Barrington]]
*Sandisfield
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*[[Hancock, Massachusetts|Hancock]]
*Savoy
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*[[Hinsdale, Massachusetts|Hinsdale]]
*Sheffield
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*[[Lanesborough, Massachusetts|Lanesborough]]
*Stockbridge
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*[[Lee, Massachusetts|Lee]]
*Tyringham
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*[[Lenox, Massachusetts|Lenox]]
*Washington
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*[[Monterey, Massachusetts|Monterey]]
*West Stockbridge
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*[[Mount Washington, Massachusetts|Mount Washington]]
*Williamstown
 
*Windsor
 
  
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*Lee
 
 
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*Williamstown
 
 
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*East Otis
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*[[New Ashford, Massachusetts|New Ashford]]
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*[[New Marlborough, Massachusetts|New Marlborough]]
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*[[Otis, Massachusetts|Otis]]
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*[[Peru, Massachusetts|Peru]]
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*[[Richmond, Massachusetts|Richmond]]
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*[[Sandisfield, Massachusetts|Sandisfield]]
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*[[Savoy, Massachusetts|Savoy]]
  
 
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*Lenox Dale
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*[[Sheffield, Massachusetts|Sheffield]]
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*[[Stockbridge, Massachusetts|Stockbridge]]
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*[[Tyringham, Massachusetts|Tyringham]]
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*[[Washington, Massachusetts|Washington]]
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*[[West Stockbridge, Massachusetts|West Stockbridge]]
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*[[Williamstown, Massachusetts|Williamstown]]
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*[[Windsor, Massachusetts|Windsor]]
  
 
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Revision as of 03:47, 18 February 2009

United States > Massachusetts > Berkshire County
showing location of Berkshire County.

County Courthouse

  • In 1997, the county governments of Essex, Berkshire, Hampden, Middlesex and Worcester were abolished.
  • Their functions were turned over to state agencies.
  • Sheriffs in these counties still administer jails but their employees are state employees.
  • The legislation to abolish these county governments transferred Registeries of Deeds to the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
  • Bristol, Dukes, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth and Suffolk county governments remain substantially unchanged.

History

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities

North Adams | Pittsfield

Towns

Neighboring Counties

Franklin | Hampden | Hampshire | Litchfield County, Connecticut | New York counties: Columbia | Rensselaer | Bennington County, Vermont

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].