MA Cities and Towns

Vineyard Haven, MA

Picture of a Ferry Docking in Vineyard Haven, MA

Officially known as the Town of Tisbury, Vineyard Haven is one of six towns on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard and one of the three “down island” towns (the other two being Oak Bluffs and Edgartown). Vineyard Haven is the main village and downtown center of the town but the two names are used interchangeably. First settled in 1660, the ...
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Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Picture of Main Street in Stockbridge, MA

Stockbridge, Massachusetts is a quaint New England town located in western Massachusetts in the Berkshires. It arguably has one of the most famous Main Streets in the United States thanks in no small part to the famous painting by Norman Rockwell – Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas. Stockbridge is home to the famous Red Lion Inn which first began welcoming ...
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Lenox, Massachusetts

Lenox, Massachusetts is a small town located in the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts. Perhaps best known as the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood, Lenox boasts many wonderful attractions such as: The Berskhire Scenic Railway Museum Edith Wharton’s House The Mount The Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio Shakespeare & Company Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum ...
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Lowell, Massachusetts

Picture of the Lowell, MA Skyline Across the Merrimack River

Lowell is the fourth largest city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is located in Middlesex County, and is roughly forty minutes away from Boston. Lowell, Massachusetts, like many other New England cities and towns has a rich history and interesting culture. There are many unique historical buildings in Lowell that make it unique. The culture of Lowell has been ...
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Gloucester, Massachusetts

Picture of the Gloucester Fisherman Memorial Statue

Gloucester is a city in Massachusetts located North of Boston on the North Shore between the towns of Rockport to the East and the towns of Essex and Manchester by the Sea to the West. It is surrounded by water to both the North and South. It is both a residential community and a tourist destination. The area that became ...
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Provincetown, Massachusetts

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Provincetown (“P-Town”) is a town and resort community located at the westernmost tip of Cape Cod in Massachusetts. From its perch at the tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown is surrounded on three sides by water. A significant portion of the town’s land falls within the Cape Cod National Seashore, including the Provincetown Dunes, the Old Harbor Life Saving Station, Provincetown’s ...
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Salem, Massachusetts

Picture of the South River in Salem, MA

The City of Salem is located North of Boston on the Massachusetts North Shore between Beverly to the North and Marblehead to the South. It is both a residential community and a popular tourist destination. Salem was originally settled by fisherman in 1626 at the mouth of the Naumkeag River from which it derived its original name of Naumkeag. The ...
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Cambridge, Massachusetts

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The City of Cambridge is located in eastern Massachusetts across the Charles River from Boston. It is the fourth largest city in the state and the county seat for Middlesex County, one of two county seat cities for the county. Cambridge was founded in 1630 by the original Puritan colonists of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The site was selected because ...
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Springfield, Massachusetts

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The New England City of Springfield, Massachusetts, has several claims to fame. Situated along the shores of the Connecticut River, Springfield is about 80 miles west of Boston and less than 30 miles north of Hartford, Connecticut. As the largest city in western Massachusetts, Springfield is easily accessible via two major highways, Interstates 90 and 91, and historically ranks as ... Read More »

Worcester, Massachusetts

Picture of Downtown Worcester, MA

Worcester is the second largest city in Massachusetts, and depending on which year’s census data you see, either the second or third largest city in New England. Worcester is only an hour from Boston, Providence, and Hartford, and only three hours from New York City. Because it is situated in central Massachusetts between the Berkshire Mountains to the west and ...
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