Hampden County, Massachusetts

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Hampden County
Hampden County Courthouse in Springfield
Official seal of Hampden County
Seal
Map of Massachusetts highlighting Hampden County
Location within the U.S. state of Massachusetts
Map of the United States highlighting Massachusetts
Massachusetts's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 42°07′39″N 72°34′17″W / 42.12756°N 72.571312°W / 42.12756; -72.571312
Country United States
State Massachusetts
Founded1812
Named forJohn Hampden
SeatSpringfield
Largest citySpringfield
Area
 • Total634 sq mi (1,640 km2)
 • Land617 sq mi (1,600 km2)
 • Water17 sq mi (40 km2)  2.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
470,406
 • Density751/sq mi (290/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts1st, 2nd

Hampden County is a county in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 463,490.[1] As of 2018, the population is estimated to be 470,406.[2] The county seat is Springfield.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 26, 2013.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved April 20, 2018.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.