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Easthampton
Hampshire County, Massachusetts

ZipCodes
01027




Page Contents for Easthampton, Massachusetts

Statistics & Facts

Location

Geography

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Massachusetts state capital is Boston.
The population of Easthampton is approximately 16,064 2007.
The approximate number of families is 7,083 2000.
The amount of land area in Easthampton is 34.73 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Easthampton is 13.41 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.50 sq kilometers.
The distance from Easthampton to Washington DC is 331 miles.
The distance to the Massachusetts state capital is 96 miles. (as the crow flies)
Easthampton is positioned 42.27 degrees north of the equator and 72.67 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Easthampton elevation is 170 feet above sea level.
Easthampton per capita income is $ 15,193 1989.
Easthampton median income is $ 54,521 2007.
The Easthampton median home price is $ 217,241 2007.
Easthampton average annual precipitation is 45.1 inches peryear.

Location

in western Massachusetts about fourteen miles north of Springfield and 96 miles west of Boston. Other nearby communities include Hadley, South Hadley, Holyoke, Chicopee, Hatfield, Northampton, Southampton and Westhampton.

Try this map page for Easthampton, including several different types of maps. This map is provided by Mapquest.
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Geography


a mostly level valley with the steep slopes of Mount Tom on the east.
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History & History Related Items

After the first settlers arrived about 1664, Easthampton remained a rural, agricultural type community until about 1850 when a boom in manufacturing changed the focus of the local economy. Many mills were built on the Manhan River along with many factories creating items such as yarn, buttons, elastic and other various items.

Try this history page for Easthampton. Also try this history page. This history was written in 1904.
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The settling of Easthampton

1664

The incorporation of Easthampton

1785 Town


Attractions

Easthampton is mainly a residential community and home to three artist centers, one of which is the internationally known, One Cottage Street. Through its history it has mainly been a manufacturing town known at times as Button Town during the Civil War era, the Elastic Maker of the World 1940-1960s when United Elastic Company was open and the home products town former Stanley Home Products and Kellogg Brush Manufacturing

Profile and Town Seal for Easthampton.

Easthampton Historical Home
7 Holyoke St. Route 141
Easthampton, MA
Limited hours of operation

Big Rig Day
held in May each year with Huge rigs, antique trucks and lots of specialty trucks. Sometimes there are even helicopters and cranes.

Arcadia Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary
127 Combs Road
Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: 413 584-3009
Trails open Tuesday through Sunday, 9 am - 3 pm. Please call ahead to be sure of hours of operation.

Nonotuck Park
Daley Field Road
Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: 413 529-1440
a park of 185 acres with all types of outdoor activities including a beach volleyball court, a pool, picnic sites, softball, playgrounds, tennis courts and much more.

Manhan Rail Trail
A 4.2 miles paved trail that follows the old rail corridor.

The Nashawannuck Pond
The pond was build in 1846 by Samuel Williston

Easthampton City Arts
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Easthampton City Government

The Official site for Easthampton
50 Payson Avenue
Easthampton, MA 01027
Mayor: 413 529-1470

Easthampton has a Mayor-Council form of government



Easthampton Police Department
32 Payson Ave.
Easthampton, MA 01027
EMERGENCY: 911
Dispatch: 413-527-1212 x 0
Secretary: 413-527-1212 x 2020


Easthampton Fire Department
Phone: 413 527-4200

Easthampton Chamber

The Greater Easthampton Chamber of Commerce
33 Union Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: 413 527-9414
fax: 413 527-1445
Serving Easthampton, Southampton and Westhampton

Easthampton Organizations

The Greater Easthampton Chamber of Commerce
33 Union Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: 413 527-9414
fax: 413 527-1445
Serving Easthampton, Southampton and Westhampton

Easthampton Libraries

The Emily Williston Memorial Library and Museum
9 Park Street
Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: 413 527-1605

Easthampton Schools

Easthampton Public Schools


Easthampton High School
70 Williston Ave
Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: 413-529-1585


Calvary Baptist Christian School
413 Main Street
Easthampton, MA
Phone: 413 527-6252 Easthampton

Miscellany

The population of Easthampton was:
1999 - 15,527
2000 - 15,994
2007 - 16,064

Number of Housing Units:
2000 - 7,083


Median household income:
2000- $ 45,185
2007 - $ 54,521

Per capita income:
1989 - $ 15,193
1999 - $ 21,922

Median house value:
2000 - $ 122,300
2005 - $ 205,000
2007 - $ 217,241

Easthampton is located in the Eastern Time Zone.


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