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Massachusetts Famous


  • John Adams u.s. president
  • John Quincy Adams u.s. president
  • Samuel Adams statesman, politician, philosopher
  • Aerosmith music group
  • Ben Affleck actor (born in CA)
  • Casey Affleck actor
  • Jack Albertson actor
  • John Alden pilgrim, plymouth colony founder
  • Jane Alexander actress
  • Horatio Alger, Jr. author
  • Ed Ames singer, actor
  • Tony Amonte hockey player
  • Susan B. Anthony civil rights leader
  • Crispus Attucks first martyr american revolution
  • Amelia Atwater-Rhodes author
  • Jeff Bagwell baseball player
  • Francis Lee Bailey, Jr. (F. Lee) attorney
  • Harvey Ball designer smiley face
  • George Bancroft historian, statesman, founder u.s. naval academy, secretary of navy
  • Tom Barrasso hockey player
  • Dana Barros basketball player
  • Clara Barton founder american red cross, humanitarian
  • Katharine Lee Bates author
  • Edward Bellamy author
  • Mark Bellhorn baseball player
  • Joe Bellino football player, heisman trophy winner
  • Robert Benchley journalist, humorist
  • Leonard Bernstein composer, conductor
  • Travis Best basketball player
  • Traci Bingham actress
  • Mike Birbiglia comedian
  • Forrest M. Bird inventor
  • Elizabeth Bishop poet
  • Frank Black singer, songwriter
  • Harold Stephen Black inventor
  • Eric Bogosian actor, playwright
  • Ray Bolger actor
  • Michelle Bonner television anchor
  • Boston music group
  • James Bowdoin politician
  • Paget Brewster actress
  • Andy Brickley hockey player
  • Bobby Brown singer, songwriter
  • Rachel Fuller Brown scientist, inventor
  • William Cullen Bryant poet, journalist, editor
  • Charles Bulfinch architect
  • William M. Bulger politician
  • Luther Burbank botanist, horticulturist
  • Jere Burns actor
  • Bill Burr comedian
  • George H. W. Bush u.s. president
  • Susan Butcher dog musher


  • Mario Cantone comedian, writer, actor
  • Chris Capuano baseball player
  • Andrew Card politician
  • Steve Carell actor, writer, producer
  • Cars music group
  • Peggy Cass actress
  • John Holland Cazale actor
  • Paul Cellucci politician, diplomat
  • John Cena wrestler
  • John Chapman(Johnny Appleseed) nurseryman, conservationist
  • John Cheever author
  • Michael Chiklis actor
  • Louis C.K. comedian, writer
  • Lenny Clarke comedian
  • Mickey Cochrane baseball player
  • Paula Cole singer, songwriter
  • Tony Conigliaro baseball player
  • Dane Cook comedian
  • William D. Coolidge scientist, inventor
  • John Singleton Copley artist
  • Nate Corddry comedian
  • Rob Corddry comedian
  • Chick Corea pianist, composer
  • Jim Craig olympic medalist
  • Clarence Leo "Honey" Craven equestrian
  • Marcia Cross actress
  • E. E. Cummings poet
  • James Michael Curley politician
  • Jane Curtin actress
  • Tim Daggett gymnast, olympic medalist
  • Matt Damon actor
  • Bill Dana actor, comedian
  • Bette Davis actress
  • Geena Davis actress
  • Cecil B. DeMille filmmaker

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Massachusetts Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
East Falmouth Barnstable 508
Pittsfield Berkshire 413
New Bedford Bristol 508
Oak Bluffs Dukes 508
Lynn Essex 781
Greenfield Franklin 413
Springfield Hampden 413
Amherst Hampshire 413
Cambridge Middlesex 617
Lowell Middlesex 978
Nantucket Nantucket 508
Quincy Norfolk 617
Brockton Plymouth 508
Boston Suffolk 617
Worcester Worcester 508

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.