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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Banner o Massachusetts State seal o Massachusetts
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): The Bay State
Motto(s): Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem (Latin)
By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty
State sang(s): "All Hail to Massachusetts"
Cairt o the United States wi Massachusetts heichlichtit
Offeecial leid Inglis[1]
Demonym

Bay Stater (offeecial)[2] Massachusite (tradeetional)[3][4]

Massachusettsian (archaic)[5]
Caipital Boston
Lairgest ceety capital
Lairgest metro Greater Boston
Aurie Ranked 44t
 • Tot 10,555[6] sq mi
(27,336 km2)
 • Width 183 miles (295 km)
 • Lenth 113 miles (182 km)
 • % watter 25.7
 • Latitude 41° 14′ N tae 42° 53′ N
 • Longitude 69° 56′ W tae 73° 30′ W
Population Ranked 15t[7]
 • Tot 6,794,422 (2015 est) [8]
 • Density 840/sq mi  (324/km2)
Ranked 3rd [7]
 • Median hoosehauld income $65,401 (2008) (7t)
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Mount Greylock[9][10]
3,489 ft (1063.4 m)
 • Mean 500 ft  (150 m)
 • Lawest pynt Atlantic Ocean
sea level
Afore statehuid Province of Massachusetts Bay
Admission to Union 6 Februar 1788 (6t)
Govrenor Charlie Baker (R)
Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito (R)
Legislatur General Court
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D)
Ed Markey (D)
U.S. Hoose delegation 9 Democrats (leet)
Time zone Eastren: UTC -5/-4
ISO 3166 US-MA
Abbreviations MA, Mass.
Wabsteid www.mass.gov
Massachusetts state seembols
Ainimal an Plant insignia
Bird(s) Black-cappit chickadee,[11] wild turkey[12][13]
Fish Cod[13][14]
Flouer(s) Mayflower[13][15]
Insect Ladybug[13][16]
Mammal(s) Richt whale,[17] Morgan horse,[18] Tabby cat,[19] Boston Terrier[20]
Reptile Garter snake[13][21]
Tree American elm[13][22]
Inanimate insignia
Beverage Cranberry juice[13][23]
Colours Blue, green, cranberry[13][24]
Dance Square dance[13][25]
Fuid Cranberry,[26] corn muffin,[13][27] navy bean,[28] Boston cream pie,[29] chocolate chip cookie,[30] Boston cream doughnut[31]
Fossil Dinosaur Tracks[32]
Gemstane Rhodonite[13][33]
Mineral Babingtonite[13][34]
Poem "Blue Hills of Massachusetts"[13][35]
Rock Rolling Rock[13][36]
Shell New England Neptune, Neptunea lyrata decemcostata[13][39]
Ship(s) Schooner Ernestina [13]
Slogan(s) Make It Yours,
The Spirit of America [37]
Sile Paxton[13]
Sang(s) "All Hail to Massachusetts"[13]
Sport Basketball[38]
Route merker(s)
Massachusetts Route Merker
State Quarter
Quarter of Massachusetts
Released in 2000[40]
Leets o Unitit States state seembols

Massachusetts is an American state.

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  1. Schwarz, Hunter (August 12, 2014). "States where English is the official language". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 29, 2014. 
  2. "Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 2, Section 35: Designation of citizens of commonwealth". The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved Februar 29, 2008. 
  3. "Collections". Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society. 1877: 435. Retrieved Juin 10, 2015. 
  4. Jones, Thomas (1879). DeLancey, Edward Floyd, ed. History of New York During the Revolutionary War. New York: New York Historical Society. p. 465. Retrieved Juin 10, 2015. 
  5. wiktionary:Massachusettsian.
  6. "Massachusetts". quickfacts.census.gov. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Juin 10, 2015. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "U. S. States by size". WorldAtlus.com. Retrieved Aprile 21, 2015. 
  8. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). U.S. Census Bureau. December 23, 2015. Retrieved Januar 24, 2016. 
  9. "Greylock RM 1 Reset". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=MZ1957. 
  10. Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
  11. "Black-Capped Chickadee:Massachusetts State Bird". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 17, 2015. 
  12. "Wild Turkey:Massachusetts State Game Bird". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 17, 2015. 
  13. 13.00 13.01 13.02 13.03 13.04 13.05 13.06 13.07 13.08 13.09 13.10 13.11 13.12 13.13 13.14 13.15 13.16 13.17 "Massachusetts Facts". Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved Aprile 21, 2015. 
  14. "Cod: Massachusetts State Fish". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  15. "Mayflower: Massachusetts State Flower". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  16. "Ladybug: Massachusetts State Insect". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  17. "Right Whale: Massachusetts State Marine Mammal". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  18. "Morgan Horse: Massachusetts State Horse". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  19. "Tabby Cat: Massachusetts State Cat". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  20. "Boston Terrier: Massachusetts State Dog". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  21. "Garter Snake: Massachusetts State Reptile". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  22. "American Elm: Massachusetts State Tree". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  23. "Cranberry Juice: Massachusetts State Beverage". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  24. "Blue – Green – Cranberry: Massachusetts State Colors". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  25. "Square Dance: Massachusetts State Folk Dance". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  26. "Cranberry: Massachusetts State Berry". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  27. "Corn Muffin: Massachusetts State Muffin". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 20, 2015. 
  28. "Baked Navy Bean: Massachusetts State Bean". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 20, 2015. 
  29. "Boston Creme Pie: Massachusetts State Dessert". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 20, 2015. 
  30. "Chocolate Chip Cookie: Massachusetts State Cookie". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 20, 2015. 
  31. "Boston Cream Donut: Massachusetts State Donut". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 18, 2015. 
  32. "Dinosaur Tracks: Massachusetts State Fossil". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 20, 2015. 
  33. "Rhodonite: Massachusetts State Gem". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 20, 2015. 
  34. "Babingtonite: Massachusetts State Mineral". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 20, 2015. 
  35. "Blue Hills of Massachusetts: Massachusetts State Poem". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 20, 2015. 
  36. "Rolling Rock: Massachusetts State Glacial Rock". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 20, 2015. 
  37. "State Slogans". Ereferencedesk.com. Retrieved Aprile 21, 2015. 
  38. Levenson, Michael (August 9, 2006). "Can you guess the state sport of Massachusetts?". Boston Globe. Retrieved Februar 14, 2012. 
  39. "New England Neptune: Massachusetts State Shell". StateSymbolsUSA.org. Retrieved Aprile 23, 2015. 
  40. "The Official Massachusetts State Quarter". theus50.com. Retrieved Aprile 21, 2015. 

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