Massachusetts gained its current status as a state in the year 1788. The government of Massachusetts is lead by Charlie Baker and is based in the state capital of Boston (Population: 617,594).
The most populous cities in Massachusetts are: Boston (Population: 617,594), South Boston (Population: 571,281), Worcester (Population: 181,045), Springfield (Population: 153,060), Lowell (Population: 106,519).
Massachusetts State - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1788|
|Capital||Boston (Population: 617,594)|
|Head of Government||Charlie Baker|
|Total Area||21,456 sq km (8,284 sq miles)|
|Population Density||305.2 sq km (790.4 sq miles)|
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