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Massachusetts — visiting The Old Bay State

Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts, USA


  • Boston
  • Plymouth
  • Martha’s Vineyard
  • Nantucket
  • Cape Cod
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

State Data and Essentials

Massachusetts Flag

State Name
Massachusetts  – State Abbr.: MA
– Statehood Ranking: 6
Land Area
7,840 square miles  (20,305 qkm)
– Land Area Ranking: 45
6,94 Mio (est. 2019); 6,5 Mio (2010 Census); 6,349,097 (2000 Census)
Biggest City
Bay State oder Old Bay State
“Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem” (== By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty), written by Algernon Sydney in 1659
Highest Point
1.063 m / 3,487 ft (Mt. Greylock)
Lowest Point
Sea Level
Daylight Saving Time: yes
American Elm (Ulmus Americana)
Mayflower (Epigaea regens)
Black-Capped Chickadee (Penthestes atricapillus)
All Hail to Massachusetts (by Arthur Marsh)

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