Place:East Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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NameEast Brookfield
TypeTown
Coordinates42.217°N 72.033°W
Located inWorcester, Massachusetts, United States
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East Brookfield is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 2,183 at the 2010 census. The census-designated place of East Brookfield (CDP) is located in the town. The village of Union Chapel is also located in the town.

History

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East Brookfield was first settled in 1664 as part of the Quabog Plantation lands. It became part of the new town of Brookfield in 1673, and was officially incorporated as a separate town in 1920, making it the "newest" town (by date of incorporation) in Massachusetts.

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