Hampshire County, Massachusetts
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|Named for||Hampshire, England|
|• Total||545 sq mi (1,410 km2)|
|• Land||527 sq mi (1,360 km2)|
|• Water||18 sq mi (50 km2) 3.3%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||300/sq mi (100/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Congressional districts||1st, 2nd|
Hampshire County is a county in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 158,080. The county seat is Northampton. It is named after the English county Hampshire.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved August 26, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 148.
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