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Massachusetts Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 7,840 sq miles
    (water) 2,717 sq miles
    (TOTAL) 10,557 sq miles
  • Land Area: (all states)
  • Horizontal Width: 119 miles from the New York border, direcly east to Boston.
  • Vertical Length: 48 miles from the New Hampshire border, directly south to the Connecticut border.

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering States: (5) Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Vermont and New Hampshire
  • Counties: (14) Map
  • County: (largest by population) Middlesex 1,473,298
  • Geographic Center: is located in the town of Rutland in Worcester County
  • Highest Point: Mt. Greylock, at 3,487 ft.
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean, 0 ft.
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Mean Elevation: 492 ft.
  • Relative Location

Massachusetts Photographs

Boathouse in Rockport Harbor, Cape Ann, Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts, New England, USA

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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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