Introduction to Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Longmeadow, Massachusetts, in Hampden county, is 3 miles S of Springfield, Massachusetts and 81 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is conveniently located inside the Springfield metropolitan area. There are an estimated 15,633 people in Longmeadow.
Longmeadow was first settled in the year 1644. The town was originally a farmland within the limits of Springfield. It remained relatively rural until the street railway was built about 1910. The population of the town rapidly increased between 1960 and 1975. The town was officially incorporated on October 17, 1783.
Longmeadow and nearby Attractions
- Longmeadow Historical Society
- Longmeadow Parks & Recreation
- Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
- Springfield Library & Museums
- Bliss Park
- Laurel Park
Things To Do In Longmeadow
There are numerous activities for one to do in Longmeadow. Forest Park is a place to spend the day with family or friends. The park includes a rose garden, a small zoo, picnic sites, a pool and a water play area. The nightlife of the city is lively with numerous night bars, restaurants and theaters dotting the city.
Bradley International is the major airport providing air transportation to Longmeadow.
Longmeadow Higher Education
The city is served by Bay Path College.