Berkshire County, Massachusetts

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Berkshire County, Massachusetts
County of Massachusetts
County of Berkshire
Berkshire County Courthouse 2.JPG
Berkshire County Courthouse
Motto: Firmus et Paratus
(Latin "Steadfast and Ready")
Map of Massachusetts highlighting Berkshire County
Location in the U.S. state of Massachusetts
Map of the United States highlighting Massachusetts
Massachusetts's location in the U.S.
FoundedApril 24, 1761
SeatPittsfield
Largest cityPittsfield
Area
 • Total946 sq mi (2,450 km2)
 • Land927 sq mi (2,401 km2)
 • Water20 sq mi (52 km2), 2.1%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)126,715
 • Density136/sq mi (53/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4

Berkshire County is a county in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 Census, the county had a population of 131,219.[1] The county seat and largest city is Pittsfield.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 26, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.