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Science In Your Backyard: Massachusetts


  • Massachusetts Water Science Center
    10 Bearfoot Road
    Northborough, MA 01532
    Phone: (508) 490-5000
    Fax: (508) 490-5068
    Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Woods Hole Science Center

    384 Woods Hole Road
    Gosnold Building
    Woods Hole, MA 02543-1598
    Phone: (508) 548-8700
    Fax: (508) 457-2310

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)

    U.S. Geological Survey
    New England Mapping Partnership Office
    10 Bearfoot Road
    Northborough, MA 01532
    Phone: (508) 490-5074

  • USGS Massachusetts Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

    Holdsworth Natural Research Center
    University of Massachusetts
    Amherst, MA 01003
    Phone: 413-545-0398
    Fax: 413-545-4358

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Massachusetts State Facts

Image of Massachusetts with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Boston(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 7,840 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 6,547,629
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Greylock at 3,491 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Berkshire
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Worcester County approx. North part of City of Worcester
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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