Massachusetts Facts



State Abbreviation MA
Statehood Feb. 6, 1788
State Capital Boston
State Size Total (Land + Water): 10,555 sq miles; Land Only: 7,840 sq miles
Number of Counties 14
State Population (2010)6,547,629
Electoral Vote11
State Quarter Issue Date January 3, 2000
State Mottos Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem (By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty)
State Flower Mayflower
State Bird Chickadee
Nickname Bay State, Old Colony State
State Flag Massachusetts State Flag
Area Codes 339, 351, 413, 508, 617, 774, 781, 857, 978
Top 5 Cities (2010 population) Boston (617,594)
Worcester (181,045)
Springfield (153,060)
Lowell (106,519)
Cambridge (105,162)
Major Sports Teams MLB: Boston Red Sox
NFL: New England Patriots
NBA: Boston Celtics
NHL: Boston Bruins




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