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Massachusetts is one of the states of the US and is located in the New England region. The state’s nickname is the “Bay State” (“Bay State”), after Massachusetts Bay, the part of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Massachusetts. The standard abbreviation is MA. The capital is Boston. The official name is “Commonwealth of Massachusetts”, after the name of the original colony before the Declaration of Independence. Commonwealth only has meaning as part of the name; it doesn’t change Massachusetts’ status as a state of the United States. The name Massachusetts is said to come from the Native American Indian Massa-dchu-es-at, or “big hill, small place”. Check CITYPOPULATIONREVIEW.COM to learn more about the state facts of Massachusetts.

Boston, Massachusetts

Facts over Boston State: Massachusetts City Since: 1822 Motto / Nickname: Boston USA! Population: 596,638 Area: 125.3 km2 Time zone: -6 Top Spots: The Museum of Fine Arts Freedom Trail State House Arnold Arboretum Fenway Park According to AllCityPopulation, the capital of Massachusetts and a piece of Europe in the new world. The contrast between… Read More »

Massachusetts History and Attractions

Located in the heart of New England, the state of Massachusetts borders Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York State to the west, Vermont and New Hampshire to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Of all 50 states, Massachusetts is the seventh smallest, yet it is the 14th most populous… Read More »