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Springfield, Massachusetts
City
City of Springfield
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Clockwise from top: The Springfield skyline, The Puritan statue of pioneer Samuel Chapin by Augustus St. Gaudens, the Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Hampden County Memorial Bridge overlooking the Connecticut River, Court Square Historic District, and Symphony Hall
Flag of Springfield, Massachusetts
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Official seal of Springfield, Massachusetts
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Nickname(s): 
The City of Firsts; The City of Progress;[1][2][3] The City of Homes; A City in the Forest;[4] Hoop City;[5][6]
The Western Gateway to New England[7][8]
Location in Hampden County in Massachusetts
Location in Hampden County in Massachusetts
Springfield, Massachusetts is located in the United States
Springfield, Massachusetts
Springfield, Massachusetts
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°06′05″N 72°35′25″W / 42.10139°N 72.59028°W / 42.10139; -72.59028Coordinates: 42°06′05″N 72°35′25″W / 42.10139°N 72.59028°W / 42.10139; -72.59028
Country  United States
State  Massachusetts
County Seal of Hampden County, Massachusetts.svg Hampden
Region New England
Historic countries Kingdom of England
Kingdom of Great Britain
Historic colonies Connecticut Colony
(1636–1641)
Massachusetts Bay Colony (1641–1686, 1689–1691)
Dominion of New England (1686–1689)
Province of Massachusetts Bay
(1691–1776)
Settled (town) May 14, 1636
Incorporated (city) May 25, 1852
Founded by William Pynchon
Named for Springfield, Essex
Government
 • Type Mayor-council city
 • Mayor Domenic Sarno (D)
Area
 • City 33.1 sq mi (85.7 km2)
 • Land 31.9 sq mi (82.5 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
Elevation
70 ft (21 m)
Population
 (2010)[9]
 • City 153,060
 • Estimate 
(2018)[10]
155,032
 • Rank 165th, U.S. as of 2017[update] incorporated places estimate
 • Density 4,803/sq mi (1,854.6/km2)
 • Metro
[11]
692,942
Demonym(s) Springfieldian[a]
Springfielder[13]
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP Codes
01101, 01103–01105, 01107–01109, 01118-01119, 01128–01129, 01151
Area code 413
FIPS code 25-67000
GNIS feature ID 0609092
GDP $24 billion USD[14]
Primary Airport Bradley International Airport
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Website www.springfield-ma.gov