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Northampton, Massachusetts
Year Incorporated
As a city: 1883

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City Clerk
210 Main Street, Room 4
Northampton, MA 01060
Voice: 413-587-1224
Fax: 413-587-1264

Profile of the Town of Northampton
A brief introduction to early Northampton, extracted and edited from “History And Antiquities of Every Town In Massachusetts” by John Warner Barber, 1848. Includes some early town history and names of many early settlers.

Coming soon! — A brief historic profile of Northampton
Extracted from Volume II of History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts, by Louis H. Everts, 1879. Topics include geographical, natural features, early settlement, military, list of selectmen and town clerks, churches, schools, burial-places, industries, Northampton’s military record in the Rebellion.

Off-Site Links

Official City of Northampton web site

Northampton Profile (PDF Format). Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.

Commonwealth Community Profile & Links related to the town including addresses of libraries.

Historic Northampton

Forbes Library

Smith College

Hampshire County
Western Mass History & Genealogy

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Last Update 29 Apr 2006