Boston

Boston, officially the City of Boston, is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and 24th-most populous city in the country.... Wikipedia

  • Region:  New England
  • County:  Suffolk-
  • Historic countries:  Kingdom of England, Commonwealth of England, Kingdom of Great Britain
  • Historic colonies:  Massachusetts Bay Colony, Dominion of New England, Province of Massachusetts Bay
  • Settled:  1625
  • Incorporated (town):  September 7, 1630, (date of naming, Old Style)
  • Incorporated (city):  March 19, 1822
  • Named for:  Boston, Lincolnshire
  • • Type:  Strong mayor / Council
  • • Mayor:  Michelle Wu (D)
  • • Council:  Boston City Council
  • • Council President:  Edward M. Flynn (D)
  • Population (2020):  675,647
  • • Rank:  24th in the United States, 1st in Massachusetts
  • • Metro:  4,941,632 (10th)
  • Demonym(s):  Bostonian
  • Time zone:  EST (UTC−5)
  • • Summer (DST):  EDT (UTC−4)
  • Area codes:  617 and 857
  • FIPS code:  25-07000
  • GNIS feature ID:  617565
  • Primary Airport:  Logan International Airport
  • Commuter Rail:  MBTA Commuter Rail
  • Rapid Transit:  MBTA subway
  • Website:  Boston.gov
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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