Hampden County, Massachusetts

county in Massachusetts, United States

Hampden County is a county in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2020 census, the population was 465,825.[1] The county seat is Springfield.[2]

Hampden County
Hampden County Courthouse in Springfield
Official seal of Hampden County
Map of Massachusetts highlighting Hampden County
Location within the U.S. state of Massachusetts
Map of the United States highlighting Massachusetts
Massachusetts's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 42°07′39″N 72°34′17″W / 42.12756°N 72.571312°W / 42.12756; -72.571312
Country United States
State Massachusetts
FoundedFebruary 1812
Named forJohn Hampden
Largest citySpringfield
 • Total634 sq mi (1,640 km2)
 • Land617 sq mi (1,600 km2)
 • Water17 sq mi (40 km2)  2.7%
 • Total465,825
 • Density755/sq mi (292/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts1st, 2nd

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Hampden County, Massachusetts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 3, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.