Worcester, Massachusetts

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Worcester, Massachusetts
City of Worcester
Banner o Worcester, Massachusetts
Banner
Official seal of Worcester, Massachusetts
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
The City of the Seven Hills, The Heart of the Commonwealth, Wormtown, Woo-town, The Woo
Location in Worcester Coonty an the state o Massachusetts
Location in Worcester Coonty an the state o Massachusetts
Worcester, Massachusetts is locatit in the Unitit States
Worcester, Massachusetts
Worcester, Massachusetts
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 42°16′N 71°48′W / 42.267°N 71.800°W / 42.267; -71.800Coordinates: 42°16′N 71°48′W / 42.267°N 71.800°W / 42.267; -71.800
KintraUnitit States
StateMassachusetts
CoontyWorcester
Settled1673
Incorporatit as a tounJuin 14, 1722
Incorporatit as a ceetyFebruar 29, 1848
Govrenment
 • TeepCooncil-manager
 • Ceety ManagerEdward M. Augustus, Jr.
 • MayorJoseph Petty
Area
 • Ceety99.9 km2 (38.6 sq mi)
 • Laund97.3 km2 (37.6 sq mi)
 • Water2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Elevation
146 m (480 ft)
Population
 (2014 est.)
 • Ceety183,016
 • Density1807.8/km2 (4678.1/sq mi)
 • Metro
923,672
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastren)
ZIP code
01601–01610, 01612–01615, 01653–01655
Area code(s)508 / 774
FIPS code 025-82000
GNIS featur ID0617867
Websitewww.worcesterma.gov

Worcester (/ˈwʊstər/ WUUSS-tər, locally also Listeni/ˈwstə/ WISS-tə)[1] is a ceety an the historic coonty seat o Worcester Coonty, Massachusetts, Unitit States till maist o Massachusetts disbaundit coonty govrenment in 1998.

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