Place:Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

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Hampshire County is a non-governmental county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 158,080. Its most populous municipality is Amherst and its county seat is Northampton.

Hampshire County is part of the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1660 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1662 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1677 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1812 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1940 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 59,681
1800 72,432
1810 76,275
1820 26,487
1830 30,254
1840 30,897
1850 35,732
1860 37,823
1870 44,388
1880 47,232
1890 51,859
1900 58,820
1910 63,327
1920 69,599
1930 72,801
1940 72,461
1950 87,594
1960 103,229
1970 123,981
1980 138,813
1990 146,568

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Hampshire County, Massachusetts family history and genealogy (FamilySearch Research Wiki). History, towns and cities, county histories, birth, marriage, and death records, deeds, wills, court records, divorce records, naturalizations, tax records, warnings out, maps, and societies.


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