Monday, February 5, 2018

February - Week 6 - Massachusetts - the Bay State

6 Massachusetts
Date admitted to the US - February 6, 1788
Postal abbreviation – MA
Capital – Boston
Area – 10,554.57 square miles [44th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 6,547,629 [14th largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 839.4 [4th largest in the US]
Area codes – 339, 351, 413, 508, 617, 774, 781, 857, 978
Zip codes – 01001 - 05544
Number of counties – 14
State nickname – Bay State
State motto – By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty

State Flag of Massachusetts
Fun facts 
-There is a house in Rockport built entirely of newspaper
-The Basketball Hall Of Fame is located in Springfield
-The first U.S.Postal zip code in Massachusetts is 01001 at Agawam
-The Boston Tea Party reenactment takes place in Boston Harbor every December 16th

Law Schools

Boston College Law School
Boston University School of Law
Harvard Law School
Massachusetts School of Law at Andover
New England School of Law
Northeastern University School of Law
Suffolk University Law School
UMass Law School
Western New England School of Law

Military facts
Military Bases

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