Hampshire, County, MA

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1790 Census

Population by town.

Town

Number of Houses

Number of Families

Free White males of 16 years and upword, including heads of household

Free white males under 16 years

Free white fenales, including heads of household

All other free people

Total

Amherst

176

183

335

387

608

2

1,233

Ashfield

243

261

354

309

735

1

1,459

Belchertown

238

240

370

396

713

6

1,485

Bernardston

101

108

176

172

343

0

691

Blanford

235

239

345

359

703

9

1,416

Brimfield

172

178

318

309

582

2

1,211

Buckland

119

124

164

191

363

0

718

Charlemont

106

110

166

173

326

0

665

Chester

177

187

285

300

527

7

1,119

Chesterfield

180

190

283

317

581

2

1,183

Colrain

229

245

348

371

687

11

1,417

Conway

306

321

500

558

1,021

13

2,092

Cummington

140

148

237

212

419

5

873

Deerfield

181

191

354

306

646

24

1,330

Easthampton

102

103

161

185

327

8

681

Goshen

103

103

161

185

327

8

681

Granby

93

100

164

154

276

2

596

Granville

319

334

496

501

969

13

1,979

Greenfield

224

240

391

390

714

3

1,496

Greenwich

171

174

271

265

504

5

1,045

Hadley

132

143

240

187

436

19

882

Hatfield

103

110

199

147

343

14

703

Heath

58

58

86

105

188

0

379

Holland

65

66

115

97

204

12

428

Leverett

86

87

126

129

268

1

524

Leyden

150

155

208

198

481

2

989

Longmeadow

119

126

290

182

256

6

744

Ludlow

86

94

134

158

266

2

560

Middlefield

97

101

155

173

280

0

608

Monson

188

194

336

324

653

18

1,331

Montague

150

154

236

217

451

2

906

Montgomery

72

74

110

116

221

2

449

New Salem

254

261

390

387

765

1

1,543

Northampton

242

259

498

341

771

18

1,628

Northfield

120

122

224

224

415

5

868

Norwich

126

129

187

199

352

4

742

Orange

117

122

186

203

395

0

784

Palmer

117

125

215

186

396

12

809

Pelham

153

159

246

277

517

0

1040

Plainfield

81

85

109

120

224

5

458

Plantation No. 7

88

90

134

156

249

0

539

Rowe

76

79

119

122

202

0

443

Shelburne

169

184

300

273

598

12

1,183

Shutesbury

117

117

160

19

315

3

674

South Brimfield

98

99

144

171

291

0

606

South Hadley

113

118

209

181

359

10

759

Southampton

130

135

226

178

418

7

829

Southwick

123

148

215

217

397

12

841

Springfield

238

266

415

359

787

13

1,574

Sunderland

73

74

123

101

237

1

462

Ware

116

116

189

205

387

1

773

Warwick

176

179

279

308

657

2

1,246

Wendell

79

80

130

147

242

0

519

West Springfield

372

384

630

525

1,160

52

2,367

Westfield

326

348

527

565

1,054

58

2,204

Westampton

101

102

163

185

333

2

683

Whatley

120

130

184

199

352

1

736

Wilbraham

223

230

382

393

755

25

1,555

Williamsburgh

159

173

258

261

520

10

1,049

Worthington

181

188

287

277

547

5

1,116

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9,181

9,617

15,119

15,012

29,099

451

59,681

Interesting Note:

In 1790 Hampshire County was the most populated County in MA


MA 1790 Poplation by County

County

Population

Barnstable

17,644

Berkshire

30,291

Bristol

31,709

Dukes

3,265

Esses

57,913

Hampshire

59,681

Middlesex

42,737

Nantucket

4,620

Plymouth

29,535

Suffolk

44,875

Worcester

56,807

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Total

387,787

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