Introduction to Ludlow, Massachusetts
Ludlow, Massachusetts, in Hampden county, is 6 miles E of Chicopee, Massachusetts and 73 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The people of the town are in the Springfield metropolitan area. Ludlow has a population of 21,209.
Ludlow is also called Stoney Hill. It was previously settled in 1750 as the northeast precinct of Springfield, Massachusetts. It was later incorporated as a separate town on February 28, 1774. The origin of its name still remains a mystery; some people believe that Ludlow got its name from Roger Ludlow, a prominent New England citizen.
Ludlow and nearby Attractions
- Lupa Zoo
- The Submarine Force Museum
- Old First Church of Sprigfield
- Misquamicut State Beach
- The Antiques Center of Yarmouth in West Yarmouth
- Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration
Things To Do In Ludlow
There are extensive sea beaches and lush golf courses in Ludlow, along with heritage buildings and historical monuments. There is a vibrant nightlife in Ludlow; the festive season makes the city more colorful and lively. One can aso spend time at the local museums, aquarium or libraries.
Bradley International Airport serves the city's transportation needs.
Ludlow Higher Education
The Western New England College offers higher education facilities.