Map Massachusetts

 Map Massachusetts

Flag of Massachusetts The official flag of Massachusetts was adopted on 21 March 1971. The background is white and there is a blue seal in the center of the flag.

About the Massachusetts Map: This small northeastern US state is bordered by the Atlantic, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York. This detailed map of Massachusetts (Bay State) shows Boston, the capital city, and many important historical attractions, such as - the Harvard Museum of Natural History and the John F. Kennedy Library. Map notes for forests, airports and points of interest.

Introduction to the State of Massachusetts

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is located in the New England region of the northeastern part of the United States. It is the seventh smallest state and the third most populous state in the country. It has New York to the west, Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, and Vermont and New Hampshire to the north. To its east is the Atlantic Ocean.

History of Massachusetts
Massachusetts has a rich history. The pilgrims first arrived here in 1620, and it became the second longest British colony in North America. It is the site of the notorious Salem witch trials of the 17th century. Massachusetts is also famous for the Boston Tea Party and its important role in the American Revolution. It became the sixth state of the United States when it joined the Union on 6 February 1788. In the 19th century it emerged as a leader of the Industrial Revolution and an avid supporter of the Alliance in Civil War.

Geography of Massachusetts
Massachusetts is divided into several special regions. It has the Berkshire Mountains and the Connecticut River Valley to the west, and many rural hill towns in its central part. Its eastern part includes the Greater Boston metropolitan area and sandy beaches of Cape Cod, while islands such as Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard lie off its southeast coast.

Massachusetts has a temperate climate. January is the coldest month while July is the hottest.

Travel
Despite its small size, Massachusetts has a lot to offer tourists. Some of the most popular tourist attractions include:
Boston: The state capital city boasts a variety of popular tourist attractions including Fenway Park, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Public Park, Freedom Trail, North End , The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, and the Boston Tea Party Museum & Train, name a few.

Martha's Vineyard: Some of the popular tourist attractions include Joseph Sylvia State Beach, Oak Bluffs Campground, Martha's Vineyard Cinema Center, Aquinnah Cliff, Chappaquiddick and Edgartown Lighthouse.

Salem: Back to history when you go to Salem. Don't miss the Salem Witch Walk, Bewitched in Salem, the Peabody Essex Museum, the Salem Witch Challenge Monument, and the Salem Maritime National Historic Site.

Plymouth: Learn about the history of the pilgrims in this beautiful city. Visit the National Monument of the Ancestors, Mayflower II, Pilgrim Memorial State Park, Plimoth Grist Factory, Plymouth Rock, and Plimoth Plantation.

Cambridge: Home to two of the world's most famous universities - Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),. Popular tourist attractions of the city include Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Harvard Museum of Natural History, Longfellow House Washington National Historical Site Longfellow House Washington Headquarters, Charles River Bike Trail and Peabody Museum.

Nantucket: When in Nantucket, don't forget to visit Whale Museum, Great Point Light, beaches like Surfside Beach and Madaket Beach, Nantucket Dam & Lifesaving Museum, and Coskata Wildlife Sanctuary- Coatue.

Other important places to attract tourists are:
1. Monomoy National Wildlife Sanctuary: Located in Chatham, this is a bird's paradise.

2. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: If you are a basketball lover, you can not ignore the museum named James Naismith, the inventor of this game. It is located in Springfield.

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 Map Massachusetts
Map Massachusetts

Flag of Massachusetts The official flag of Massachusetts was adopted on 21 March 1971. The background is white and there is a blue seal in the center of the flag.

About the Massachusetts Map: This small northeastern US state is bordered by the Atlantic, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York. This detailed map of Massachusetts (Bay State) shows Boston, the capital city, and many important historical attractions, such as - the Harvard Museum of Natural History and the John F. Kennedy Library. Map notes for forests, airports and points of interest.

Introduction to the State of Massachusetts

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is located in the New England region of the northeastern part of the United States. It is the seventh smallest state and the third most populous state in the country. It has New York to the west, Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, and Vermont and New Hampshire to the north. To its east is the Atlantic Ocean.

History of Massachusetts
Massachusetts has a rich history. The pilgrims first arrived here in 1620, and it became the second longest British colony in North America. It is the site of the notorious Salem witch trials of the 17th century. Massachusetts is also famous for the Boston Tea Party and its important role in the American Revolution. It became the sixth state of the United States when it joined the Union on 6 February 1788. In the 19th century it emerged as a leader of the Industrial Revolution and an avid supporter of the Alliance in Civil War.

Geography of Massachusetts
Massachusetts is divided into several special regions. It has the Berkshire Mountains and the Connecticut River Valley to the west, and many rural hill towns in its central part. Its eastern part includes the Greater Boston metropolitan area and sandy beaches of Cape Cod, while islands such as Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard lie off its southeast coast.

Massachusetts has a temperate climate. January is the coldest month while July is the hottest.

Travel
Despite its small size, Massachusetts has a lot to offer tourists. Some of the most popular tourist attractions include:
Boston: The state capital city boasts a variety of popular tourist attractions including Fenway Park, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Public Park, Freedom Trail, North End , The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, and the Boston Tea Party Museum & Train, name a few.

Martha's Vineyard: Some of the popular tourist attractions include Joseph Sylvia State Beach, Oak Bluffs Campground, Martha's Vineyard Cinema Center, Aquinnah Cliff, Chappaquiddick and Edgartown Lighthouse.

Salem: Back to history when you go to Salem. Don't miss the Salem Witch Walk, Bewitched in Salem, the Peabody Essex Museum, the Salem Witch Challenge Monument, and the Salem Maritime National Historic Site.

Plymouth: Learn about the history of the pilgrims in this beautiful city. Visit the National Monument of the Ancestors, Mayflower II, Pilgrim Memorial State Park, Plimoth Grist Factory, Plymouth Rock, and Plimoth Plantation.

Cambridge: Home to two of the world's most famous universities - Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),. Popular tourist attractions of the city include Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Harvard Museum of Natural History, Longfellow House Washington National Historical Site Longfellow House Washington Headquarters, Charles River Bike Trail and Peabody Museum.

Nantucket: When in Nantucket, don't forget to visit Whale Museum, Great Point Light, beaches like Surfside Beach and Madaket Beach, Nantucket Dam & Lifesaving Museum, and Coskata Wildlife Sanctuary- Coatue.

Other important places to attract tourists are:
1. Monomoy National Wildlife Sanctuary: Located in Chatham, this is a bird's paradise.

2. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: If you are a basketball lover, you can not ignore the museum named James Naismith, the inventor of this game. It is located in Springfield.

Massachusetts Airports Map
Massachusetts Airports Map
Airports in Massachusetts There are 45 airports available to the public in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts airports are generally not congested and as such travelers can reach their terminal with minimal hassle. Friendly service and well maintained facilities can also be expected. Of all the International airports in Massachusetts, the Gen Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport is the only international airport. This airport has many facilities on its premises including shopping stores, newspaper and gift stores, food and beverage shops, public Internet access systems, salon and spa services, and duty free shopping. The airport also prides itself on the artwork it has on display. The airport supports state-of-the-art technology and provides a helpful staff to assist travelers with their journey. The airport's parking facilities are more than sufficient and continue to be improved. More than 40 airlines fly from this airport, including Aer Lingus, Alitalia, Cape Air, Delta Airlines, Northwest Airlines, United Express, Air Mexico, Air Jamaica, JetBlue Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Midwest, British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa, Finnair, and Icelandair. Almost 20 million people travel through Logan International Airport annually. The important regional airports in Massachusetts are The New Bedford Regional Airport,The Worcester Regional Airport, the Nantucket Memorial Airport, the New Bedford Regional Airport, the Provincetown Municipal Airport and Martha's Vineyard Airport. One can book tickets through these airports at their websites. Some of the airlines also offer discounts and bonus points that can be redeemed for future travel. The other airports in Massachusetts are at Lowell, Gardner, Woburn, Marlboro, Pittsfield, Great Barrington, Oxford, Cambridge, Quincy, Weymouth, Provincetown, Plymouth, Hyannis, and Falmouth.
Massachusetts Latitude and Longitude Map
Massachusetts Latitude and Longitude Map
Massachusetts County Map
Massachusetts County Map

Massachusetts County Map accurately demarcates the geographical position of all the 14 counties of Massachusetts. Massachusetts County, have a total of 50 cities and 301 towns in them. Middlesex County indicated on the Massachusetts County map, is the most populous county of the state. Suffolk County on the Massachusetts County map is the county where the state capital Boston is located. Essex County, Middlesex County and Suffolk Country are the three oldest counties of Massachusetts and were created in the year 1643. Most of the Massachusetts County indicated on the Massachusetts County map, have no county government of their own and hence these counties are merely geographical regions. Worcester County with an area of 1,579 square miles is the largest country by area indicated on the Massachusetts County map.

Massachusetts Rivers Map
Massachusetts Rivers Map
The Massachusetts River Map shows all the major rivers and water bodies in the state. The map also provides a clear indication of their flowing patterns and the various tributaries in addition to the important drainage points. Charles River As per the Massachusetts River map the Charles River flows in eastern Massachusetts in a northeastern direction. It is an 80 mile long river and its source lies in Hopkinton. The river passes through 22 cities and towns till it reaches the Atlantic Ocean at Boston. It is also referred to as River Charles. Connecticut River The Connecticut River is the longest in New England. It flows from the Connecticut Lakes, which are located in northern parts of New Hampshire. It passes along the border shared by Vermont and New Hampshire and flows through western Massachusetts and central Connecticut. It ends at the Long Island Sound at Old Saybrook and Old Lyme in Connecticut. Merrimack River Merrimack River is 110 miles long and flows in northeastern USA as per the Massachusetts River map. It starts at the meeting point of Winnipesauke and Pemigewasset rivers at Franklin in New Hampshire. Massachusetts is at the southern end of this river, which empties at the Atlantic Ocean in Newburyport. Saugus River Saugus River is 13 miles long and its source lies in Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield, which is at an elevation of 90 feet. It passes through Wakefield, Saugus, Lynnfield and Lynn. Its mouth is at Boston Broad Sound. It has a minimum of 8 tributaries - Mill River, Crystal Pond Brook, Bennets Pond Brook, Beaver Dam Brook, Pines River, Strawberry Brook, Hawkes Brook and Shute Brook. Jones River The length of Jones River is 7.5 miles and it runs through Kingston, Massachusetts. It drains almost 30 square miles and its source is in Silver Lake. It ends at the Kingston Bay. 52% of the land surrounding this river is forested. 22% of this area has now been made fit for residential purposes. Mitchell River Mitchell River has a length of 1.5 miles. It is located at Chatham, Massachusetts on Cape Pod. It can be described as an estuary that connects Stage Harbour to Mill Pond.
Massachusetts Rail Map
Massachusetts Rail Map
In addition, MBTA runs extensive distance passenger railroad services across the Greater Boston region, which incorporate services to Providence and Worcester, Rhode Island. Massachusetts Rail Map :  What it shows A Massachusetts Rail Map shows the railway network and the major stations in the state of MA. Amtrak runs inter-city rail such as the high-speed Acela service to locations like New Haven, Providence, Washington, D.C., and New York City. The Northeast Corridor The Northeast Corridor is one of the few itineraries served by Amtrak and it is the most significantly traveled railroad itinerary in the nation. The South Station of Boston is the last stop in the north with a high regularity of services. Trains from New York arrive at Boston in approximately 3.5 hours. From Washington, it takes around twice the time. The quicker Acela trains cut down around one hour from those rides, and though they are more expensive, they usually offer a more pleasant journey. The North Station of Boston is also served by the Downeaster, which carries passengers to Maine and New Hampshire. Other Services Amtrak serves Springfield with trains moving in from all the directions - north, south, east, and west. You can go there through the Northeast Regional Service of Amtrak, the Lake Shore Limited from the east and west, and the Vermonter from the north and south. With the overhaul of the Union Station in Springfield, the city will witness a rise in railroad travel in the coming years. Therefore, timetables will also vary. Amtrak serves other Central and Western cities in Massachusetts, though the services are not so regular like Boston. The Lake Shore Limited of Amtrak serves Worcester, Pittsfield, and Framingham from the east and west.
Physical Map of Massachusetts
Physical Map of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Physical Map Massachusetts is popularly known as "The Bay State" as it borders several large bays. These bodies of water distinctly shape its coastal geography. The Atlantic Ocean coastline of Massachusetts is jagged and is a mixture of bays, inlets, beaches, uniquely-shaped islands. The shifting mass of dunes at Cape Cod National Seashore are battered relentlessly by the Atlantic Ocean. Massachusetts Bay and Cape Cod Bay lie to the east while Buzzards Bay is located to the south. Eastern Massachusetts is mostly flat, and made up of low-altitude hills, lakes, and rivers. Central Massachusetts is characterized by rolling, rocky hills, while Western Massachusetts encompasses both the fertile Connecticut River Valley and the Berkshire Mountains, a sub-range of the Appalachians. Covered in a canopy of taiga forest, Mount Greylock in The Berkshires, at 3,489 feet (1,063 meters), is the highest point in Massachusetts. Southeastern Massachusetts includes Cape Cod and Islands, Nantucket Sound, and Cape Cod Bay. More than 1,000 lakes and ponds are present in the state, with the largest being the Quabbin Reservoir. Up to 4,000 miles of rivers flow within the state. Major rivers in Massachusetts include the Connecticut, the Merrimack, and the Housatonic River. MOW.DT.12.23.16
Blank Map of Massachusetts
Blank Map of Massachusetts