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  2. Boston - Wikipedia

    Boston (US: / ˈ b ɔː s t ə n /), officially the City of Boston, is the capital and most populous city in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and is the cultural & financial center of New England in the Northeastern United States, with an area of 48.4 sq mi (125 km 2) and a population of 675,647 in 2020.

  3. Homepage | The Freedom Trail

    The Freedom Trail Explore Featured Tours Fights for Independence Birth of America Freedom Trail® Boston Every Step Tells a Story The Freedom Trail is a unique collection of museums, churches, meeting houses, burying grounds, parks, a ship, and historic markers that tell the story of the American Revolution and beyond. Freedom Trail Sites

  4. Boston, city, capital of the commonwealth of Massachusetts, and seat of Suffolk county, in the northeastern United States. It lies on Massachusetts Bay , an arm of the Atlantic Ocean . The city proper has an unusually small area for a major city, and more than one-fourth of the total—including part of the Charles River , Boston Harbor, and a ...

  5. Boston: A City Steeped in U.S. History

    Boston, the largest city in New England, is located on a hilly peninsula in Massachusetts Bay. The region had been inhabited since at least 2400 B.C. by the Massachusetts tribe of Native...

  6. Greater Boston - Wikipedia

    Greater Boston is the metropolitan region of New England encompassing the municipality of Boston, the capital of the U.S. state of Massachusetts and the most populous city in New England, and its surrounding areas.

  7. Discover Amazing Sites in Boston. Explore architecture and works of art at the renowned Museum of Fine Arts, where tours in multiple languages are offered, or discover avant-garde art at the Institute of Contemporary Art on Boston’s waterfront. The Boston Public Library houses more than 6 million volumes and equally enthralling are its murals ...

  8. Massachusetts - Wikipedia

    In 2014 and 2015, Massachusetts was ranked as the most energy efficient state the United States while Boston is the most efficient city, but it had the fourth-highest average residential retail electricity prices of any state. In 2018, renewable energy was about 7.2 percent of total energy consumed in the state, ranking 34th.

  9. Boston is the largest city of Massachusetts in the United States. It was founded in 1630. Boston is one of the oldest, richest and most culturally important cities in the United States. History[change | change source] Boston was founded on September 7, 1630, by Puritan colonists from England. Boston's early European settlers called the area ...

  10. Boston, Massachusetts - WorldAtlas

    Boston is a city in the northeastern United States that serves as the capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the seat of Suffolk County. It has an area of 46 square miles and is located on Massachusetts Bay, a branch of the Atlantic Ocean.

  11. Massachusetts | Flag, Facts, Maps, Capital, & Attractions

    Geographical and historical treatment of Massachusetts, constituent state (officially called a commonwealth) of the United States, located in the northeastern corner of the country. Massachusetts was one of the original 13 states and is one of the 6 New England states. Boston is its largest city and its capital.