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Overview

Introduction to Easthampton, Massachusetts

Easthampton, Massachusetts, in Hampshire county, is 9 miles N of Chicopee, Massachusetts and 82 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts.The city is included in the Springfield metropolitan area.

Easthampton History

The town of Easthampton was first settled by European immigrants in 1664. The region was originally considered a part of Northampton. In 1785, the village of Easthampton officially had its own separate political entity. Twenty fours years later, it was officially incorporated as a town. Before the effects of the industrial revolution hit the town, it was a strictly agricultural community.

Easthampton and nearby Attractions

  • Easthampton Parks & Recreation
  • Nonotuck Park
  • Pleasant Green Park
  • Historic Northampton Museum
  • Wistariahurst Museum
  • Children's Museum

Things To Do In Easthampton

You will never be bored in Easthampton, as the city offers unlimited recreation options for people of all ages. There are various public parks where one can hang out with family or friends. If history interests you, then visit the various museums and historical sites in the city. There are also many good restaurants and cafés in the area.

Easthampton Transportation

Air transportation in this city is provided by Bradley International.

Easthampton Higher Education

The college that serves the city is Heritage Baptist Institute.

Easthampton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hampshire County
Standard Zip Codes1027
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.26
Approximate Longitude-72.68

Easthampton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationAMHERST
Distance10.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationCHESTER 2
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 60 F
Jul Temp57 to 86 F
Oct Temp34 to 64 F
Annual Precip61.6 inches
StationCUMMINGTON HILL
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp11 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 52 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hadley5,338$93,039
Holyoke40,280$45,598
Northampton28,534$89,498
South Hadley17,753$78,077
Southampton6,081$103,616
Westhampton1,830$98,000

Easthampton Public Libraries

Emily Williston Memorial Library
9 PARK ST.
Easthampton, Massachusetts
(413) 527-1031

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Easthampton Public Schools

Center School
9 School Street
ZIP: 1027
(413) 529-1540
Primary
Total Enrollment 167
Easthampton High
70 Williston Avenue
ZIP: 1027
(413) 529-1585
High
Total Enrollment 451
Hilltown Cooperative Charter Public School
1 Industrial Parkway
ZIP: 1027
(413) 529-7178
Primary
Total Enrollment 193
Maple
7 Chapel Street
ZIP: 1027
(413) 529-1550
Primary
Total Enrollment 233
Neil A Pepin
4 Park Street
ZIP: 1027
(413) 529-1545
Primary
Total Enrollment 186
White Brook Middle School
200 Park Street
ZIP: 1027
(413) 529-1530
Middle
Total Enrollment 501

Easthampton Private Schools

Calvary Baptist Christian School
413 Main St
ZIP: 1027
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 43
The Williston Northampton School
19 Payson Ave
ZIP: 1027
Secondary
Total Enrollment 528
Tri-county Schools
201 East St
ZIP: 1027
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 101
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Historic Easthampton

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From Mount Tom Summit House between 1900 and 1910

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From Mount Tom Summit House between 1900 and 1910

Easthampton (from Mt. Tom, Holyoke) between 1905 and 1915

Easthampton from summit of Mt. Tom, Holyoke between 1900 and 1915

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