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The following information has been gleaned from a number of sources. Corrections and/or additions to the following information will be appreciated.

 

 

Dates of Origination

 

State:

 

The State of Massachusetts – February 6, 1788

 

Counties:

 

Barnstable - 1685

Berkshire - 1761

Bristol  - 1685

Dukes - 1683

Essex - 1643

Hampshire - 1662

Hampton - 1812

Middlesex - 1643

Norfolk - 1643

Plymouth - 1692

Suffolk - 1643

Worcester - 1731

 

Towns/Villages

 

ABINGTON

1620 - 1629: Manamooskeagin, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1629 - 1685: Abington Settlement, Old Plymouth Colony

1685 - 1692: Abington Settlement, New Plymouth Settlement

1692 - 1712: Abington Settlement (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1712 - 1788: Abington Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Abington (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

AMESBURY

1632 - 1643: Colchester Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1666: Colchester Settlement (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1666 - 1688: Salisbury-New-Town (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1688 - 1692: Amesbury Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Amesbury Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Amesbury (Essex) Massachusetts

 

BARNSTABLE

1637 - 1639: Barnstable Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1639 - 1685: Barnstable Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Barnstable Village (Barnstable) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Barnstable Village (Barnstable) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Barnstable (Barnstable) Massachusetts

 

BILLERICA

1620 - 1632: Shawshine, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1643: Billerica Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1655: Billerica Settlement (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1655 - 1692: Billerica Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Billerica Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Billerica Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

BOSTON

1620 - 1630: Shawmut, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1630 - 1643: Boston Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Boston Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Boston Village (Suffolk) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Boston (Suffolk) Massachusetts

 

BRADFORD

1639 - 1643: Rowley Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1672: Rowley Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1672 - 1692: Bradford Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Bradford Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Bradford (Essex) Massachusetts

 

BRAINTREE

1620 - 1640: Passonagessit, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1640 - 1643: Braintree Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Braintree Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Braintree Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Braintree Norfolk) Massachusetts

 

BRIDGEWATER

1620 - 1637: Saughtuchquet, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1637 - 1656: Duxbury Settlement, Plymouth Colony

1656 - 1692: Bridgewater Township, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1788: Bridgewater Village (Plymouth) Province of Massachusetts

1788 - Present: Bridgewater (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

BRIMFIELD

1620 - 1632: Ashquoach Massachusetts Bay Colony,

1632 - 1662: Brimfield Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1662 - 1692: Brimfield Settlement (Hampshire) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1731: Brimfield Settlement (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1731 - 1788: Brimfield Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - 1813: Brimfield (Hampshire) Massachusetts

1813 - Present: Brimfield (Hampden) Massachusetts

 

BRISTOL

1632 - 1685: Bristol Settlement, Plymouth Colony

1685 - 1692: Bristol Village, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1747: Bristol Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1747 - 1790: Bristol Village (Bristol) Rhode Island

1790 - Present: Bristol (Bristol) Rhode Island

 

CAMBRIDGE

1620 - 1632: Mishawam, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1638: Newtowne Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1638 - 1643: Newtowne Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Cambridge Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Cambridge Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Cambridge (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

CHARLESTOWN

1620 - 1628: Mishawam, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1628 - 1629: Charlestown Massachusetts Bay Colony

1629 - 1692: Charlestown Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Charlestown Village (Suffolk Massachusetts Colony

1788 - 1874: Charlestown (Suffolk) Massachusetts

1874 - Present: Boston (Suffolk) Massachusetts

 

CHELMSFORD

1620 - 1643: Pawtucket, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1655: Chelmsford Settlement (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1655 - 1692: Chelmsford Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Chelmsford Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Chelmsford (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

CONCORD

1620 - 1632: Musketaquid, Massachusetts Bay Colony,

1632 - 1635: Concord Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1643: Concord Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Concord Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Concord Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Concord (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

DARTMOUTH

1620 - 1632: Assameekig, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1664: Dartmouth Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1664 - 1685: Dartmouth Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Dartmouth Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Dartmouth Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Dartmouth (Bristol) Massachusetts

 

DEDHAM

1632 - 1636: Contentment Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1636 - 1643: Dedham Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Dedham Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Dedham Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Dedham (Norfolk) Massachusetts

 

DORCHESTER

1620 - 1630: Mattapan, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1630 - 1643: Dorchester Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Dorchester Village (Suffolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Dorchester Village (Suffolk) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Dorchester (Suffolk) Massachusetts

 

DUXBURY

1620 - 1637: Mattakeeset, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1637 - 1640: Duxbury Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1640 - 1692: Duxbury New Plantation, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Duxbury Village (Plymouth) Providence of Massachusetts

1788 - Present: Duxbury (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

EASTHAM

1620 - 1630: Massachuset, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1651 - 1692: Eastham Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Eastham Village (Barnstable) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Eastham (Barnstable) Massachusetts

 

EASTON

1620 - 1632: Peguimmot, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1685: Taunton Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Taunton Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1710: Taunton Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Colony

1710 - 1725: Norton Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Colony

1725 - 1788: Easton Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Easton (Bristol) Massachusetts

 

EDGARTOWN

1620 - 1671: Great Harbor, New York

1671 - 1683: Edgartown Village, New York

1683 - 1692: Edgartown Village (Dukes) New York

1692 - 1788: Edgartown Village (Dukes) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Edgartown (Dukes) Massachusetts

 

FALMOUTH

1620 - 1632: Suckanesset, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1685: Suckanesset Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Falmouth Village (Barnstable) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Falmouth Village (Barnstable) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Falmouth (Barnstable) Massachusetts

 

FRAMINGHAM

1632 - 1643: Framingham Plantation, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1675: Framingham Plantation (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1675 - 1692: Framingham Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Framingham Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Framingham (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

FREETOWN

1620 - 1632: Wampanoag, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1683: Freeman’s land, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1683 - 1685: Freetown Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Freetown Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Freetown (Bristol) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Freetown (Bristol) Massachusetts

 

GLOUCESTER

1620 - 1639: Wingaersheek, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1639 - 1643: Gloucester Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Gloucester Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Gloucester Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Gloucester (Essex) Massachusetts

 

HADLEY

1620 - 1632: Nonotuck, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1661: Hadley Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1661 - 1692: Hadley Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Hadley Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Hadley (Hampshire) Massachusetts

 

HANOVER

1649 - 1685: Hanover Settlement, Old Plymouth Colony

1685 - 1692: Hanover Settlement, New Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1727: Hanover Settlement (Plymouth) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1727 - 1788: Hanover Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Hanover (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

HARVARD

1620 - 1632: Nashaway Massachusetts Bay Colony,

1632 - 1653: Nashaway Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1653 - 1692: Lancaster Village (Worcester) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1731: Lancaster Village (Worcester) Massachusetts Colony

1731 - 1788: Harvard Village (Worcester) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Harvard (Worcester) Massachusetts

 

HARWICH

1620 - 1632: Satucket, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1685: Satucket Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Satucket Settlement (Barnstable) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1694: Satucket Settlement (Barnstable) Massachusetts Colony

1694 - 1788: Harwich (Barnstable) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Harwich (Barnstable) Massachusetts

 

HATFIELD

1620 - 1632: Capawonk, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1662: Hadley Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1662 - 1670: Hadley Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1670 - 1692: Hatfield Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Hatfield Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Hatfield (Hampshire) Massachusetts

 

HAVERHILL

1620 - 1643: Pentucket, Massachusetts Bay Colony,

1643 - 1648: Haverhill Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1648 - 1692: Haverhill Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Haverhill Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Haverhill (Essex) Massachusetts

 

HINGHAM

1620 - 1635: Hingham Settlement, Plymouth Colony

1635 - 1692: Hingham Village, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1788: Hingham Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Hingham (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

IPSWICH

1620 - 1632: Agawan, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1634: Agawam Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1634 - 1643: Ipswich Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Ipswich Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Ipswich Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Ipswich Essex) Massachusetts

 

KINGSTON

1620 - 1627: Plymouth Plantation, Plymouth Colony

1627 - 1685: Old Plymouth Village, Plymouth Colony

1685 - 1692: New Plymouth Village, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1717: Plymouth Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1717 - 1726: North Province, Plymouth Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1726 - 1788: Kingston Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Kingston (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

 

LANCASTER

1620 - 1632: Nashaway, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1692: Lancaster Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1731: Lancaster Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1731 - 1788: Lancaster Village (Worcester) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Lancaster (Worcester) Massachusetts

 

LEICESTER

1620 - 1692: Towtaid, Massachusetts Bay Colony,

1692 - 1713: Towtaid Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony,

1713 - 1731: Leicester Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1731 - 1788: Leicester Village (Worcester) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1788 - Present: Leicester (Worcester) Massachusetts

 

LITTLE COMPTON

1620 - 1632: Sakonnet, Plymouth Colony

1632 - 1682: Sakonnet Settlement, Plymouth Colony

1682 - 1692: Little Compton, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1747: Little Compton Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1747 - 1788: Little Compton Village (Newport) Rhode Island Colony

1788 - Present: Little Compton (Newport) Rhode Island

 

LONGMEADOW

1620 - 1636: Masacksick, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1636 - 1662: Springfield Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1662 - 1692: Springfield Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Longmeadow Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Longmeadow (Hampshire) Massachusetts

 

LYNN

1620 - 1632: Saugust, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1637: Saugust Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1637 - 1643: Lynn Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Lynn Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Lynn Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Lynn (Essex) Massachusetts

 

MALDEN

1620 - 1628: Mishawam, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1628 - 1632: Charlestown Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1643: Charlestown Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1649: Charlestown Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1649 - 1692: Malden Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Malden Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Malden (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

MARLBOROUGH

1620 - 1643: Agaganquamasset, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1660: Marlborough Settlement (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1660 - 1692: Marlborough Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Marlborough (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Marlborough (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

MARSHFIELD

1620 - 1640: Mattakeeset, Plymouth Colony

1640 - 1692: Marshfield Village, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1788: Marshfield Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Marshfield (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

MEDFIELD

1632 - 1636: Contentment Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1636 - 1643: Dedham Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1650: Dedham Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1650 - 1692: Medfield Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Medfield Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Medfield (Norfolk) Massachusetts

 

MILTON

1620 - 1632: Uncataquisset, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1643: Dorchester Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1662: Dorchester Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1662 - 1692: Milton (Norfolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - Present: Milton (Norfolk) Massachusetts

 

NEWBURY

1632 - 1635: Wessacucon, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1635 - 1643: Newbury Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Newbury Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Newbury Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Newbury (Essex) Massachusetts

 

NEWTON

1620 - 1632: Uncataquisset, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1638: Newtowne Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1638 - 1643: Newtowne Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1691: Cambridge Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1691 - 1788: Newton Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Newton (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

NORTHAMPTON

1620 - 1654: Nonotuck, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1654 - 1656: Northampton Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1656 - 1662: Northampton Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1662 - 1692: Northampton Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Northampton Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Northampton (Hampshire) Massachusetts

 

PEMBROKE

1620 - 1637: Mattakeeset, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1637 - 1640: Duxbury Settlement, Plymouth Colony

1640 - 1692: Duxbury New Plantation, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1712: Duxbury Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1712 - 1788: Pembroke Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Pembroke (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

PLYMOUTH

1620 - 1627: Plymouth Plantation, Plymouth Colony

1627 - 1685: Old Plymouth Village, Plymouth Colony

1685 - 1692: New Plymouth Colony, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1788: Plymouth Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Plymouth (Village) Massachusetts

 

PLYMPTON

1620 - 1627: Plymouth Plantation, Plymouth Colony

1627 - 1685: Old Plymouth Village

1685 - 1692: New Plymouth Colony, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1707: Plymouth Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1707 - 1788: Plympton Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Plympton (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

PLYMPTON

1620 - 1627: Plymouth Plantation, Plymouth Colony

1627 - 1685: Old Plymouth Village, Plymouth Colony

1685 - 1692: New Plymouth Colony, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1695: Plymouth Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1695 - 1707: Western Precinct, Plymouth Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1707 - 1788: Plympton Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Plympton (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

READING

1620 - 1637: Saugust, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1637 - 1643: Lynn Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1680: Reading Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1680 - 1788: Reading Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Reading (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

REHOBOTH

1620 - 1645: Saconet, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1645 - 1685: Rehoboth Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Rehoboth (Bristol) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Rehoboth Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Rehoboth (Bristol) Massachusetts

 

ROCHESTER

1620 - 1632: Sippican, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1638: Sippican Territory, Plymouth Colony

1638 - 1686: Rochester Settlement, Plymouth Colony

1686 - 1692: Rochester Village, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1788: Rochester Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Rochester (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

ROWLEY

1638 - 1639: Ezekiel Rowley’s’ Farm, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1639 - 1643: Rowley Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Rowley Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Rowley Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Rowley (Essex) Massachusetts

 

RUTLAND

1620 - 1632: Naquag, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1692: Naquag Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1716: Naquag Village, Massachusetts Colony

1716 - 1731: Rutland Village, Massachusetts Colony

1731 - 1788: Rutland Village (Worcester) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Rutland (Worcester) Massachusetts

 

SALEM

1626 - 1629: Naumkeag Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1629 - 1643: Salem Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1680: Salem Settlement (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1680 - 1692: Salem Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Salem Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Salem (Essex) Massachusetts

 

SALISBURY

1638 - 1643: Colchester Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1666: Colchester Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1666 – 1668: Salisbury-New Town (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1666 - 1692: Salisbury Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Salisbury Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Salisbury (Essex) Massachusetts

 

SANDWICH

1620 - 1632: Shawmee, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1639: Shawmee Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1639 - 1692: Sandwich Village (Barnstable) Massachusetts Colony

1692 - 1788: Sandwich Village (Barnstable) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Sandwich (Barnstable) Massachusetts

 

SCITUATE

1620 - 1632: Plymouth Plantation, Plymouth Colony

1632 - 1636: Scituate Settlement, Plymouth Colony

1636 - 1692: Scituate Village, Plymouth Colony

1692 - 1788: Scituate Village (Plymouth) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Scituate (Plymouth) Massachusetts

 

SPRINGFIELD

1620 - 1632: Agawam, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1636: Springfield Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1636 - 1662: Springfield Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1662 - 1692: Springfield Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1813: Springfield Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1813 - Present: Springfield (Hampden) Massachusetts

 

STOW

1620 - 1632: Popositticut, Massachusetts Bay Colony 

1632 - 1643: Popositticut Settlement

1643 - 1692: Popositticut Settlement (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Stow Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Stow Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

SUDBURY

1620 - 1632: New Plantation by Concord, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1639: New Plantation, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1639 - 1643: Sudbury Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Sudbury Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Sudbury Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Sudbury (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

SWANSEY

1620 - 1632: Wannamoiset, Massachusetts Bay Colony,

1632 - 1668: Swansey Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1668 - 1685: Swansey Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Swansey Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Swansey Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - 1900: Swansey  (Bristol) Massachusetts

1900 - Present: Swansea (Bristol) Massachusetts

 

TAUNTON

1620 - 1638: Cohannet, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1638 - 1639: Taunton Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1639 - 1685: Taunton Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Taunton Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Taunton Village (Bristol) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Taunton (Bristol) Massachusetts

 

TOPSFIELD

1620 - 1632: Shenewemedy, Massachusetts Bay Colony,

1632 - 1643: Shenewemedy Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1648: Ipswich Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1648 - 1692: Topsfield Village (Essex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Topsfield Village (Essex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Topsfield (Essex) Massachusetts

 

TRURO

1620 - 1632: Pamet, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1685: Pamet Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Pamet (Barnstable) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1709: Pamet (Barnstable) Massachusetts Colony

1709 - 1788: Truro Village (Barnstable) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Truro (Barnstable) Massachusetts

 

WATERTOWN

1620 - 1630: Pigsgusset, Massachusetts Bay Colony,

1630 - 1632: Watertown Settlement

1632 - 1643: Watertown Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Watertown Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Watertown Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Watertown (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

WESTFIELD

1620 - 1632: Warronoco, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1636: Springfield Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1636 - 1662: Springfield Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1662 - 1669: Springfield Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1669 - 1692: Westfield Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Westfield Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Westfield (Hampshire) Massachusetts

 

WEYMOUTH

1620 - 1635: Plantation of Wessaguscus, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1635 - 1643: Weymouth Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Weymouth Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Weymouth Village (Norfolk) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Weymouth (Norfolk) Massachusetts

 

WILBRAHAM

1630 - 1675: Outward Commons, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1662 - 1675: Outward Commons (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1675 - 1763: Springfield Settlement (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1763 - 1780: Wilbraham Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts Colony

1780 - 1812: Wilbraham Village (Hampshire) Massachusetts

1812 - Present: Wilbraham (Hampden) Massachusetts

 

WOBURN

1620 - 1628: Wooborne, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1628 - 1629: Charlestown Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1629 - 1632: Charlestown Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1632 - 1643: Charlestown Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1643 - 1692: Woburn Village Middlesex) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Woburn Village (Middlesex) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Woburn (Middlesex) Massachusetts

 

YARMOUTH

1620 - 1632: Mattacheeset, Massachusetts Bay Colony,

1632 - 1639: Mattacheeset Settlement, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1639 - 1685: Yarmouth Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony

1685 - 1692: Yarmouth Village (Barnstable) Massachusetts Bay Colony

1692 - 1788: Yarmouth Village (Barnstable) Massachusetts Colony

1788 - Present: Yarmouth (Barnstable) Massachusetts