Springfield, Massachusetts - Facts & Figures
Hartford, the capital of Connecticut, lies 24 milessouth of Springfield, on the western bank of the Connecticut River. Bradley International Airport, which sits 12 miles south of Metro Center Springfield, is Hartford-Springfield's airport. The Hartford-Springfield region is known as the Knowledge Corridor because it hosts over 160,000 university students and over 32 universities and liberal arts colleges – the second-highest concentration of higher-learning institutions in the United States. The city of Springfield itself is home to Springfield College, Western New England University, American International College and Springfield Technical Community College, among other higher educational institutions.
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- Population: 154,074
- Industries: Educational Services & Healthcare, Public Admin, Professional Scientific Management, Waste Management
- Area Codes: 413
- ZIP Codes: 01101, 01103-01105, 01107-01009, 01118-01119, 01128-01129, 01151
- Surrounding Cities: West Springfield, MA , Agawam, MA , Chicopee, MA , Longmeadow, MA , East Longmeadow, MA