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Capital: Boston
Nickname: The Bay State
Inhabitants: 7 million
Largest city: Boston
Airport: (BOS) Boston Logan International
Fun Fact: Massachusetts was the first state to run a train (in 1826) and the first subways in 1897 in Boston.
About Massachusetts
The state of the Red Sox, Harvard University and one of the oldest cities in the country: Boston. The first English settlers arrived in 1620 on the famous ship the ‘Mayflower’ in Plymouth, which is part of Greater Boston. The state of Massachusetts is the first in many things. Like the first train, the first subway, the first city park, and the first Thanksgiving in the US. More recently, it was the first state to legalize same-sex marriage. The state is also known for its fishing, especially oysters. Cape Cod with its beaches and dunes is a well-known summer destination for Americans. The village of Nantucket was known for its whale fishing and is today the base for whale watching. Nature lovers can hike and hike in Chesterfield Gorge and Monument Mountain, for example. Massachusetts has no National Park. The most famous resident is undoubtedly John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of America. He was born and raised in the small town of Brookline on the outskirts of Boston. See mcat-test-centers for a list of 2-year colleges in Massachusetts including private technical schools and public community colleges within the state of Massachusetts.

Brief History of Massachusetts

Population: 6 587.536 thousand people (2011) Area: 27336.0 sq. km According to citypopulationreview.com, Massachusetts is located in New England in the northeastern United States. Before the appearance of Europeans in this place, local tribes of Massachusett Indians, Pennacook, Wampanoag and others lived here. It is from the people of Massachusett that the state takes its… Read More »