This website uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. By continuing to browse the site, you accept our use of cookies.

Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts is one of 51 primary administrative regions in United States with a population of approximately 6,433,422 people.

Facts and figures on Massachusetts at a glance

Region name: Massachusetts (Massachusetts)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 6,433,422 people
Country: United States
Continent: North America

The regional headquarters of Massachusetts (Massachusetts) is located in the regional capital Boston (Boston) with a population of 617,594 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Massachusetts's regional capital Boston to United States's capital Washington, D.C. (Washington, D.C.) is approximately 635 km (395 mi).

Facts and figures about Massachusetts
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Massachusetts Massachusetts6,433,422 peopleBoston Boston617,594 people

Compare with other regions in United States.

Map of Massachusetts

Map of Massachusetts

Information on Massachusetts

Information on Massachusetts
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Massachusetts MassachusettsBoston Boston14United StatesNorth America

Time in Massachusetts

Time in Massachusetts
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 6:51pmIn effect (+1 hour)Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 5:51pmGMT UTC -4.0America/New_York

Geographic coordinates of Massachusetts

Latitude & Longitude of Massachusetts
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map42°21'56.3"N (42.3656500°)71°06'30.0"W (-71.1083200°)

Subregions in Massachusetts

There are 14 administrative subregions in Massachusetts.
Subregions in Massachusetts
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Barnstable County Barnstable County1.215,888Barnstable Barnstable47,821
Berkshire County Berkshire County2.131,219--
Bristol County Bristol County3.548,285Taunton Taunton55,874
Dukes County Dukes County4.16,535Edgartown Edgartown-
Essex County Essex County5.743,159--
Franklin County Franklin County6.71,372--
Hampden County Hampden County7.463,490--
Hampshire County Hampshire County8.158,080--
Middlesex County Middlesex County9.1,503,085--
Nantucket County Nantucket County10.10,172Nantucket Nantucket7,446
Norfolk County Norfolk County11.670,850Dedham Dedham24,729
Plymouth County Plymouth County12.494,919--
Suffolk County Suffolk County13.722,023Boston Boston617,594
Worcester County Worcester County14.798,552Worcester Worcester181,045

External sources of information on Massachusetts

Massachusetts on Wikipedia