Place:Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States


NameBerkshire
Alt namesBerkshiresource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates42.333°N 73.25°W
Located inMassachusetts, United States     (1760 - )
Contained Places
Unknown
Loudon
Cemetery
Becket Center Cemetery
Bow Wow Cemetery
Center Cemetery
Clarksburg Cemetery
Corashire Cemetery
East Road Cemetery
Fairmount Cemetery
Mahaiwe Cemetery
Main Street Cemetery
Northeast Cemetery
Quaker Meetinghouse Grounds
Riverside Cemetery
Sheffield Plain Cemetery
South Cemetery
Southlawn Cemetery
Stockbridge Cemetery
Talcott Cemetery
Water Street Cemetery
West Center Cemetery
Westlawn Cemetery
Hamlet
Boston Corners ( - 1857 )
Inhabited place
Adams Junction
Adams ( 1778 - )
Alander
Alford
Algerie Four Corners
Arnoldsville
Ashley Falls
Beachwood
Becket Center
Becket
Berkshire
Bonny Rigg Corners
Bowens Corners
Braytonville
Brier
Briggsville
Camp Ashmere
Camp Becket
Camp Chimney Corners
Camp Danbee
Camp Emerson
Camp Glenmere
Camp Greylock
Camp Jayson
Camp Kingsmont
Camp Lenore
Camp Mah-Kee-Nac
Camp Marion White
Camp Meadowlark
Camp Merrill
Camp Mohawk
Camp Muriel Flagg
Camp Romaca
Camp Russell
Camp Stevenson
Camp Sumner
Camp Taconic
Camp Witawentin
Camp Wyoma
Carey Corner
Cheshire Harbor
Cheshire ( 1793 - )
Clarksburg ( 1798 - )
Clayton
Cold Spring
Crane Lake Camp
Dalton ( 1700 - )
Drury
East Otis
East Sheffield
East Windsor
Eastern Summit
Eastover
Egremont Plain
Egremont ( 1760 - )
Farnams
Florida ( 1805 - )
Glendale
Great Barrington
Hancock ( 1776 - )
Hartsville
Hemlock Brook
Hephzibah Heights
Hinsdale
Hoosac Tunnel
Houghtonville
Housatonic
Interlaken
Konkapot
Lanesborough ( 1765 - )
Larrywaug
Lee
Lenox Dale
Lenox Station
Lenox ( 1767 - )
Line
Little Egypt
Mahkeenac Heights
Maple Grove
Mill River
Monterey ( 1847 - )
Montville
Mount Washington ( 1779 - )
New Ashford
New Boston
New Lenox
New Marlborough ( 1738 - )
North Adams ( 1878 - )
North Egremont
North Hancock
North Otis
Otis
Peru ( 1806 - )
Pittsfield ( 1761 - )
Pittsfield ( 1761 - )
Richmond Furnace
Richmond
Risingdale
Rockdale Mills
Roosterville
Sandisfield
Savoy Center
Savoy ( 1797 - )
Shaker Village
Sheffield ( 1733 - )
South Lee
South Sandisfield
South Williamstown
Southfield
Stearnsville
Stevens Corner
Stockbridge ( 1739 - )
Sweets Corner
Tanglewood
Town Crest Village
Tyringham
Van Deusenville
Washington
West Becket
West New Boston
West Otis
West Pittsfield
West Stockbridge Center
West Stockbridge ( 1774 - )
West Summit
Whitcomb Summit
Williamstown ( 1750 - )
Williamsville
Windsor
Township
New Marlborough ( 1738 - )
Unknown
Blackinton
Greylock
South Egremont
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Berkshire County, pronounced , is a county located on the western edge of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the population was 131,219. Its largest city and traditional county seat is Pittsfield. The county was founded in 1761.

The Berkshire Hills are centered on Berkshire County. Residents are known as Berkshirites. It exists today only as a historical geographic region, and has no county government, with the exception of the retirement board for former county workers, and certain offices such as the sheriff and registry of deeds.

Contents

Timeline

Date Event Source
1760 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1761 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1761 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1761 Probate 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
1830 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 30,291
1800 33,885
1810 35,907
1820 35,720
1830 37,835
1840 41,745
1850 49,591
1860 55,120
1870 64,827
1880 69,032
1890 81,108
1900 95,667
1910 105,259
1920 113,033
1930 120,700
1940 122,273
1950 132,966
1960 142,135
1970 149,402
1980 145,110
1990 139,352

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Berkshire 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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