Dorchester is a Boston neighborhood making up more than 6 square miles (16 km2) in the City of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Originally, Dorchester was a separate town, founded by Puritans who emigrated in 1630. It is Boston's largest neighborhood by far. In the 2010 United States Census, the neighborhood's population was 92,115.
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- "Boston's Neighborhoods: Dorchester". Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). 2010. Retrieved August 17, 2010.