Stockbridge, Massachusetts

town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States

Stockbridge is a town in Berkshire County in western Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,947 at the 2010 census.[1]

Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Location in Berkshire County and the state of Massachusetts.
Location in Berkshire County and the state of Massachusetts.
Coordinates: 42°17′15″N 73°19′15″W / 42.28750°N 73.32083°W / 42.28750; -73.32083
CountryUnited States
 • TypeOpen town meeting
 • Total23.7 sq mi (61.3 km2)
 • Land22.7 sq mi (58.9 km2)
 • Water0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
842 ft (257 m)
 • Total1,947
 • Density86/sq mi (33.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
Area code413
FIPS code25-67595
GNIS feature ID0618274

Stockbridge is the home of "Alice's Restaurant". It became well known in a song by Arlo Guthrie, on an album he made in 1967.[2] The words to the song say the town of Stockbridge has "three stop signs, two police officers and one police car".

References change

  1. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Stockbridge town, Berkshire County, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
  2. Sally Moore (29 March 1976). "Alice's Restaurant Is Alive and Well in Stockbridge, Mass. but An Exasperated Alice Is Moving on". People Magazine archive. Archived from the original on 16 August 2015. Retrieved 7 August 2014.