Place:Goshen, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

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NameGoshen
TypeTown
Coordinates42.433°N 72.8°W
Located inHampshire, Massachusetts, United States
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Goshen is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 1,054 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town has a rural atmosphere, with one general store, a post office, a fire station, a regional elementary school in nearby Chesterfield, and a town hall. The town encompasses both the Upper and Lower Highland lakes, Upper being a part of the D.A.R. State Forest. The Lower Highland Lake is privately held by a homeowners' association for families who own year long and summer properties on the lake.

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Goshen was first settled in 1761 and was officially incorporated in 1781.

Parent Town: Chesterfield, Massachusetts

Historic sites and societies

  • Goshen Historical Commission Museum

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