Stockbridge, Massachusetts

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Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Town
Location in Berkshire County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°17′15″N 73°19′15″W / 42.2875°N 73.32083°W / 42.2875; -73.32083Coordinates: 42°17′15″N 73°19′15″W / 42.2875°N 73.32083°W / 42.2875; -73.32083
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Berkshire
Settled 1734
Incorporated 1739
Government
 • Type Open town meeting
Area
 • Total 23.7 sq mi (61.3 km2)
 • Land 22.7 sq mi (58.9 km2)
 • Water 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
Elevation 842 ft (257 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,947
 • Density 86/sq mi (33.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 01262
Area code(s) 413
FIPS code 25-67595
GNIS feature ID 0618274

Stockbridge is a town in Berkshire County in western Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,947 at the 2010 census.[1]

Stockbridge is the home of "Alice's Restaurant". It became well known in a song by Arlo Guthrie, on an album he made in 1967.[2] The words to the song say the town of Stockbridge has "three stop signs, two police officers and one police car".

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