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With its deep, historic roots in U.S. history, the state of Massachusetts is located in the New England region of the United States bordering the Atlantic Ocean. With a total area of 10,555 square miles, this state measures approximately 183 miles in width by 113 miles in length. Massachusetts was the 6th state admitted to the Union on February 6, 1788. The state's climate is considered to be a humid continental climate, offering warm summers and cold, snowy winters. Though the winters are less extreme on the coastline, Massachusetts does experience cases of extreme weather at times including summer thunderstorms, and hurricanes and tornadoes at other times during the year. Massachusetts is most well known as the home of many prominent politicians, most notably the Kennedy family and the Adams family. In addition, Plymouth, the second permanent English settlement in North America, dominated the New England region for many years. Massachusetts history also includes the infamous Salem Witch Trials.
Nicknames : Bay State, Old Colony State
Capitol : Boston
Largest City (by population) : Boston
Largest City (by area) : Plymouth
Largest County (by population) : Middlesex County
Total Area (square miles) : 10555
Admitted to Union : February 6, 1788
Time Zone : Eastern
State Flower : Mayflower
State Tree : American Elm
State Bird : Black-capped Chickadee
Major Industries : biotechnology, tourism, tobacco, livestock, fruits, tree nuts, berries
Major Companies : Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, Raytheon, Staples
- The first subway system in the United States was constructed in Boston in the year 1897.
- Four U.S. Presidents including John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and George Herbert Walker Bush, were born in Norfolk County.
- There is a house in Rockport built entirely of newspaper.
- The country's first basketball game was played at Springfield, Massachusetts.
- The Fig Newton is named after the city of Newton, Massachusetts.
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Directory of Cemetery records within Barnstable County.
Barnstable County Department of Health Route 6A A Barnstable, Massachusetts 02630
Contact: P: 508.362.2511
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Barnstable County Commissioners P.O. Box 427 3195 Main Street Superior Courthouse Barnstable, Massachusetts 02630
Contact: P: 508.375.6648 F: 508.362.4136
Directory of cemetery records within Berkshire County.
Berkshire County Vital Records 44 Bank Row Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
Contact: P: 413.442.6941
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Berkshire County Chamber of Commerce 75 North St., Suite 360 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
Contact: P: 413.499.4000 F: 413.447.9641 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Bristol County Commissioners 9 Court St. Taunton, Massachusetts 02780
Contact: P: 508.824.9681
Directory of cemetery records within Bristol County.
Bristol County Probate Court 11 Court St. Taunton, Massachusetts 02780
Contact: P: 508.824.4004
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Dukes County Manager P.O. Box 190 9 Airport Rd. Edgartown, Massachusetts 02539
Contact: P: 508.696.3840 F: 508.696.3841
Directory of cemetery records within Dukes County.
Dukes County Probate Court 81 Main St. Edgartown, Massachusetts 02539
Contact: P: 781.627.4703
Search for public records, property records and deeds within Essex County-Northern District.
Essex County Registry of Deeds (North) 354 Merrimack St., Suite 304 Lawrence, Massachusetts 01843
Contact: P: 978.683.2745 F: 978.681.5409
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Essex County Registry of Deeds (South) 45 Congress St., Suite 4100 Salem, Massachusetts 01970
Contact: P: 978.542.1700 F: 978.744.7679
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