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Massachusetts

Data & Facts

Massachusetts Flag
State Name
Massachusetts  - State Abbr.: MA
Statehood
6-Feb-1788
 - Statehood Ranking: 6
Land Area
7,840 sqaremiles  (20,305 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 45
Population
6,349,097
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Boston
Biggest City
Boston
Nickname
Bay State oder Old Bay State
Motto
"Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem" (== By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty), written by Algernon Sydney in 1659
Highest Point
1.063 m / 3,487 ft (Mt. Greylock)
Lowest Point
Sea Level
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
American Elm (Ulmus Americana)
Flower
Mayflower (Epigaea regens)
Bird
Black-Capped Chickadee (Penthestes atricapillus)
Song
All Hail to Massachusetts (by Arthur Marsh)

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GPS Coordinates

1 -- Boston, Massachusetts State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 42.35786 / Lon: -71.06353
Degree

 
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