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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
*'''Cities''': Agawam . Chicopee . Holyoke . Springfield . West Springfield . Westfield  
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===== Cities: =====
*'''Towns''': Blandford . Brimfield . Chester . East Longmeadow . Granville . Hampden . Holland . Longmeadow . Ludlow . Monson . Montgomery . Palmer . Russell . Southwick . Tolland . Wales . Wilbraham  
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*'''Communities''': Bondsville . Holland . Monson Center . Palmer . Three Rivers . Wilbraham  
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*'''Villages''': Feeding Hills . Forest Park
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*Agawam  
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*Holyoke  
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*Springfield
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*West Springfield  
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*Westfield
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*Blandford  
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*Brimfield  
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*Chester  
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*East Longmeadow  
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*Granville  
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*Hampden
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*Holland  
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*Longmeadow  
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*Ludlow  
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*Monson  
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*Montgomery  
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*Palmer
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*Russell  
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*Southwick  
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*Tolland  
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*Wales  
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*Wilbraham
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===== Communities: =====
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*Bondsville  
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*Holland
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*Monson Center  
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*Palmer
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*Three Rivers  
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*Wilbraham
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*Feeding Hills
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*Forest Park
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====

Revision as of 06:43, 16 September 2008

United States > Massachusetts > Hampden County
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County Courthouse

  • In 1997, the county governments of Hampden, Berkshire, Essex, Hampden 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

  • Created 25 February 1812 from Hampshire County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities:
  • Agawam
  • Chicopee
  • Holyoke
  • Springfield
  • West Springfield
  • Westfield
Towns:
  • Blandford
  • Brimfield
  • Chester
  • East Longmeadow
  • Granville
  • Hampden
  • Holland
  • Longmeadow
  • Ludlow
  • Monson
  • Montgomery
  • Palmer
  • Russell
  • Southwick
  • Tolland
  • Wales
  • Wilbraham
Communities:
  • Bondsville
  • Holland
  • Monson Center
  • Palmer
  • Three Rivers
  • Wilbraham
Villages:
  • Feeding Hills
  • Forest Park

Neighboring Counties

Berkshire | Hampshire | Worcester | Connecticut counties: Hartford | Litchfield | Tolland

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References