DATES FOR FOUNDATION OR SETTLEMENT OF VARIOUS CITIES DATES FOR FOUNDATION OR SETTLEMENT OF VARIOUS CITIES
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Abington, Plymouth - sett. 1668, incor. 1712
Amherst, Hampshire - sett. 1703, incor. 1759
Andover, Essex - sett. 1641, incor. 1642
Athol, Worcester - sett. 1735 as Pequoiag, incor. as Athol 1762
Ashfield, Franklin - sett. 1743, incor. 1765
Barnstable, Barnstable - sett. 1637, incor. 1639
Belchertown, Hampshire - sett. 1731, incor. 1761
Bellingham, Norfolk - sett. 1713, incor. 1719
Berlin, Worcester - sett. 1665, incor. 1812
Bernardston, Franklin - sett. 1738, incor. 1762
Beverly, Essex - sett. & incor. 1626
Billerica, Middlesex - sett. 1652, incor. 1655
Boston, Suffolk - sett. 1630, incor. 1822
Bradford, Essex - sett. bef. 1672, annexed into the city of Haverhill in 1897
Braintree, Norfolk - sett. 1634, incor. 1640
Bridgewater, Plymouth - sett. 1650 as part of Duxbury, incor. 1656
Brighton, Suffolk - sett. 1630, incor. 1807
Brockton, Plymouth - sett. 1700, incor. 1821
Brookline, Norfolk - sett. 1638, incor. 1705
Buckland, Franklin - sett. & incor. 1779
Burlington, Middlesex - sett. 1641, incor. 1799
Byfield, Essex - village in the town of Newbury
Cambridge, Middlesex - sett. 1630, incor. 1636
Canton, Middlesex - sett. 1630, incor. 1797
Carver, Plymouth - sett. 1660, incor. 1790
Charlemont, Franklin - sett. 1742, incur. 1765
Chatham, Barnstable - sett. 1665, incor. 1712
Chelmsford, Middlesex - sett. 1633, incor. 1655
Clinton, Worcester - sett. 1654, incor. 1850
Cohasset, Norfolk - sett. 1647, incor, 1775
Colrain, Franklin - sett. 1735, incor. 1761
Concord, Middlesex - sett. 1635
Conway, Franklin - sett. 1762, incor. 1767
Dartmouth, Bristol - sett. 1650, incor. 1664
Dedham, Middlesex - sett. 1635, incor. 1636
Deerfield, Franklin - sett. 1673, incor. 1677
Dennis, Barnstable - sett. 1639, incor. 1793
Dighton, Bristol - sett. 1678, incor, 1712
Dracut, Middlesex - sett. 1653, incor. 1701
Dorchester, Suffolk - sett. & incor. 1630
Duxbury, Plymouth - sett. 1624, incor. 1637
East Bridgewater, Plymouth - sett. 1649, incor. 1823
Eastham, Barnstable - sett. 1644, incor. 1651
Easthampton, Hampshire - sett. 1664, incor. 1785
Erving, Franklin - sett.1801, incor. 1838
Falmouth, Barnstable - sett. 1660, incor. 1686
Foxboro, Norfolk - sett. 1704, incor. 1778
Framingham, Middlesex - sett. 1650, incor. 1700
Franklin, Norfolk - sett. 1660, incor. 1778
Gill, Franklin - sett. 1776, incor. 1793
Gloucester, Essex - chart. 1626, incor. 1642
Greenfield, Franklin - sett. 1686, incor. 1753
Grafton, Worcester - sett. 1718, incor. 1735
Granby, Hampshire - sett. 1727, incor. 1768
Great Barrington, Berkshire - sett. 1726, incor. 1761
Groton, Middlesex - sett. & incor. 1655
Hadley, Hampshire - sett. 1659, incor. 1661
Halifax, Plymouth - sett. 1670, incor. 1734
Hanover, Plymouth - sett. 1649, incor. 1727
Hardwick, Worcester - sett. 1737, incor. 1739
Hatfield, Hampshire - sett. 1661, incor. 1670
Haverhill, Essex - sett. 1640, incor. 1641
Hawley, Franklin - sett. 1760, incor. 1792
Heath, Franklin - sett. 1765, incor. 1785
Hingham, Plymouth - sett. 1633 as Bare Cove, incor. 1635
Hinsdale, Berkshire - sett. 1763, incor. 1804
Holyoke, Hampden - sett. 1745, incor, 1850
Hudson, Middlesex - sett. 1699, incor. 1866
Ipswich, Essex - sett. 1633, incor. 1634
Kingston, Plymouth - sett. 1620, incor. 1726
Lawrence, Essex - sett. 1640, incor. 1847
Leverett, Franklin - sett. 1713, incor. 1774
Lexington, Middlesex - sett. as part of Cambridge 1642, est. 1691 as a parish, incor. 1713
Leyden, Franklin - sett. 1738, incur. 1809
Littleton, Middlesex - sett. 1686, incor. 1715
Lowell, Middlesex - sett. 1653, incor. 1826
Lunenburg, Worcester - sett. 1718, incor. 1728
Lynn, Essex - sett. 1629, incor. 1631
Malden, Middlesex - sett. 1640, incor. 1649
Manchester, Essex - sett. 1629, incor. 1645
Mansfield, Bristol - sett. 1658, incor. 1775
Marblehead, Essex - sett. 1629, incor. 1639
Marion, Plymouth - sett. 1679, incor. 1852
Marlborough, Middlesex - sett. 1657, incor. 1660
Marshfield, Plymouth - sett. 1632, incor. 1640
Medfield, Norfolk - sett. 1649, incor. 1651
Medford, Middlesex - sett. 1630, incor. 1892
Medway, Norfolk - sett. 1657, incor. 1713
Melrose, Middlesex - sett. 1629, incor. 1900
Mendon, Worcester - sett. 1660, incor. 1677
Merrimac, Essex - sett. 1638, incor. 1876
Middleborough, Plymouth - sett. 1660, incor. 1669
Middleton, Essex - sett. 1659, incor. 1728
Milford, Worcester - sett. 1662, incor. 1780
Milton, Norfolk - sett. 1635 as a part of Dorchester, incor. 1662
Monroe, Franklin - sett. 1800, incor. 1822
Monson, Hampden - sett. 1715, incor. 1775
Montague, Franklin - sett. 1715, incor. 1754
Nantucket, Nantucket, - sett. 1641, incor. 1671
Needham, Norfolk - sett. 1680, incor. 1711
New Bedford, Barnstable - sett. 1640, incor. 1787
New Marlboro, Berkshire - sett. 1738, incor. 1759
New Salem, Franklin - sett. 1737, incor. 1775
Newton, Middlesex - sett. 1630, incor. 1688
Newbury, Essex - sett. & incor. 1635
Newburyport, Essex - sett. 1635, incor. 1764
North Adams, Berkshire - sett. 1737, incor. 1878
Northampton, Hampshire - sett. 1654, incor. 1884
Northfield, Franklin - sett. 1673, incor. 1723
Norton, Bristol - sett. 1669, incor. 1711
Orange, Franklin - sett. 1746, incur. 1810
Orleans, Barnstable - sett. 1693, incor. 1797
Oxford, Worcester - sett, 1687, incor. 1713
Palmer, Hampden - sett. 1727, incor. 1775
Pelham, Hampshire - sett. 1738, incor. 1743
Pembroke, Plymouth - sett. 1650, incor. 1712
Pittsfield, Berkshire - sett. 1752, incor. 1761
Plainfield, Hampshire - sett. 1770, incor. 1807
Plymouth, Plymouth - sett. & incor. 1620
Plympton, Plymouth - sett. 1662 as part of Plymouth, incor. 1707
Provincetown, Barnstable - sett. 1700, incor. 1727
Reading, Middlesex - sett. 1639, incor. 1644
Rochester, Plymouth - sett. 1638, incor. 1686
Rockland, Plymouth - sett. 1673, incor. 1874
Rowe, Franklin - sett. 1762, incur. 1785
Rowley, Essex - sett. 1638, incor. 1639
Salem, Essex - sett. 1626, incor. 1629
Salisbury, Essex - sett. 1638, incor, 1639
Sandwich, Barnstable - sett. 1637, incor. 1639
Scituate, Plymouth - sett. 1627, incor. 1636
Sheffield, Berkshire - sett. 1725, incor. 1733
Shelburne, Franklin - sett. 1756, incor. 1768
Sherborn, Middlesex - sett. 1652, incor. 1674
Shirley, Middlesex - sett. 1720, incor. 1753
Shutesbury, Franklin - sett. 1735, incor. 1761
South Hadley, Hampshire - sett. 1659, incur. 1775
Southampton, Hampshire - sett. 2732, incor. 1775
Spencer, Worcester - sett. 1721, incor. 1753
Springfield, Hampden - sett. 1660, incor. 1774
Stockbridge, Berkshire - sett. 1734, incor. 1739
Stow, Middlesex - sett. 1681, incor. 1683
Sudbury, Middlesex - sett. 1638, incor. 1639
Sunderland, Franklin - sett. 1713, incor. 1718
Swansea, Bristol - sett. & incor. 1667
Taunton, Bristol - sett. 1637, incor. 1639
Tewksbury, Middlesex - sett. 1637, incor. 1734
Tisbury, Dukes - sett. 1660, incor. 1671
Townsend, Middlesex - sett. 1676, incor. 1732
Truro, Barnstable - sett. 1700, incor. 1709
Tyringham, Berkshire, - sett. 1735, incor. 1762
Upton, Worcester - sett. 1728, incor. 1735
Walpole, Norfolk - sett. 1659, incor. 1724
Waltham, Middlesex - sett. 1634, incor. 1738
Ware, Hampshire - sett. 1717, incor. 1775
Wareham, Plymouth - sett. 1678 as part of Plymouth and Rochester, incor. 1739
Warwick, Franklin - sett. 1739, incor. 1763
Watertown, Middlesex - sett. & incor. 1630
Wellfleet, Barnstable - sett. 1724, incor. 1775
Wendell, Franklin - sett. 1754, incur. 1781
Wenham, Essex - sett. 1635, incor. 1643
West Springfield, Hampden - sett. 1660, incor. 1774
Westfield, Hampden - sett. 1660, incor. 1669
Westford, Middlesex - sett. 1735, incor. 1729
Westhampton, Hampshire - sett. 1762, incor. 1778
Weston, Middlesex - sett. 1642, incor. 1713
Weymouth, Plymouth - sett. 1630, incor. 1635
Whately, Franklin - sett. 1672, incur. 1771
Whitman, Plymouth - sett. 1670, incor. 1875
Wilbraham, Hampden - sett. 1730, incor. 1763
Williamstown, Berkshire - sett. 1749, incor. 1765
Wilmington, Middlesex - sett. 1665, incor. 1730
Winthrop, Suffolk - sett. 1630, incor. 1852
Woburn, Middlesex - sett. 1640, incor. 1642
Worcester, Worcester - sett. 1673, incor. 1722
Wrentham, Norfolk - sett. 1669, incor. 1673
Yarmouth, Barnstable - sett. & incor. 1639

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