1. Home
  2. Countries
  3. United States
  4. Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Map of Massachusetts
Locator Map of Massachusetts

  • Capital City: Boston (pop) 641,352 (2011 est.)
  • Massachusetts Population: 6,646,144 (2012 est.) (14th)
  • Massachusetts Population: (per square mile)
  • U.S. State Populations: (all states)
  • Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)

    US dollar
    all u.s. currency
    (banknotes)
  • Massachusetts Quarter: The Massachusetts quarter, the 6th in the series and the first quarter to be released in the 2000 series, features a design of "The Minuteman", the statue standing guard at The Minuteman National Historical Park in Concord, Massachusetts.

    The Minutemen played a large role in the protection of our nation against the British during the Revolutionary War. These forces were trained to assemble and fight on just a moment's notice, thus the term "minuteman". Additional details

    Massachusetts Quarter
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English, others
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Lowell, Cambridge, Brockton
  • Name: The name, Massachusetts, is from the Algonquian Indian language meaning "big hill place".
  • Statehood: February 6, 1788 (6th state)
  • Symbols

Latest by WorldAtlas