Stockbridge, Massachusetts

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Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Town
Looking from Heaton Hall, Stockbridge, MA.jpg
Location in Berkshire County in Massachusetts
Location in Berkshire County in Massachusetts
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
Website www.townofstockbridge.com

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".

References[change | change source]

  1. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Stockbridge town, Berkshire County, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  2. Sally Moore (29 March 1976). "Alice's Restaurant Is Alive and Well in Stockbridge, Mass. but An Exasperated Alice Is Moving on". People Magazine archive. Retrieved 7 August 2014.