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Information on the city of Boston

The city of Boston is located in the state of Massachusetts. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Boston City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.8 / 5 for Boston by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

Boston’s Administration

Address of Boston municipal buildingBoston Boston Municipal Building
One City Hall Square. Room 241

BOSTON MA 02201
United States
City hall phone number+1 617-635-4635
City hall fax number+1 617-635-4483
City hall emailLoading...
Boston MA official websiteci.boston.ma.us
Boston mayorThomas M. Menino
Vital records Boston vital records

Demographics of Boston

Name of Boston’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants617 594 population1 / 22
Population density in Boston6 890,5 pop/sq mi (2 660,4 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Boston, MA

Where to apply for a passport in Boston, MA? There are 6 passport offices in Boston, try one of these:
Name Street Phone
ASTOR STATION POST OFFICE207 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE6172472429
BACK BAY ANNEX POST OFFICE133 CLARENDON STREET6175875260
FORT POINT STATION25 DORCHESTER AVE6176545315
JOHN F. KENNEDY POST OFFICE25 NEW CHARDON STREET6175236566
MILK STREET POST OFFICE31 MILK STREET6174821956
PRUDENTIAL POST OFFICE800 BOYLSTON ST6172674164

Top 3 most popular banks in Boston

There are 138 bank branches in Boston.
Santander Bank, N.A. is the most popular bank in Boston with 23 branch offices, followed by Bank of America, National Association with 22 branch offices and then Citizens Bank, National Association with 16 branch offices.

Find below all bank branches in Boston:

Bank's name Number of branch offices Service Type
Santander Bank, N.A.23Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of America, National Association22Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Citizens Bank, National Association16Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
East Boston Savings Bank9Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
TD Bank, National Association8Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Webster Bank, National Association7Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Century Bank and Trust Company5Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Eastern Bank4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
People's United Bank, National Association4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Rockland Trust Company4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First Republic Bank3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Berkshire Bank3Full Service Retail Office
Cambridge Trust Company3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Hingham Institution for Savings2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Brookline Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
OneUnited Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
CIBC National Trust Company1Limited Service Trust Office
Wilmington Trust, National Association1Limited Service Trust Office
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association1Limited Service Trust Office
Bank of England1Limited Service Loan Production Office
State Street Bank and Trust Company1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Fidelity Personal Trust Company, FSB1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Salem Five Cents Savings Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
East West Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association1Limited Service Trust Office
Admirals Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Wellesley Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
The Northern Trust Company1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Commonwealth Co-operative Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company1Limited Service Administrative Office
Radius Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First American Trust, FSB1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Cathay Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Leader Bank, National Association1Full Service Retail Office
BNY Mellon, National Association1Limited Service Trust Office
Eagle Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Goldman Sachs Bank USA1Limited Service Trust Office


More info about banks in Boston

Boston's administrative numbers

Boston's city code2507000
Boston's city postcode02201

Boston's administrative data

CountryUnited States
CommonwealthMassachusetts (State's capital)
CountySuffolk

Toponymy and translation of Boston

Arabic: بوسطنBelarusian: Горад БостанBulgarian: Бостън
Bengali: বস্টনStandard Tibetan: བོ་སེ་ཊོན།Greek: Βοστώνη
Esperanto: BostonoPersian: بوستونIrish: Bostún
Hebrew: בוסטוןHindi: बोस्टनArmenian: Բոստոն
Japanese: ボストンGeorgian: ბოსტონიKazakh: Бостон
Kannada: ಬಾಸ್ಟನ್Korean: 보스턴Latin: Bostonia
Lithuanian: BostonasLatvian: BostonaMacedonian: Бостон
Malayalam: ബോസ്റ്റൺMarathi: बॉस्टनBurmese: ဘော့စတွန်မြို့
Ossetian: БостонPanjabi: ਬੋਸਟਨRussian: Бостон
Serbian: БостонTamil: பாஸ்டன்Telugu: బోస్టన్
Thai: บอสตันUkrainian: БостонUrdu: بوسٹن
Yiddish: באסטאןChinese: 波士顿 

Transportation modes in Boston

Urban transportation systems availableSubway, Trolleybus, Bicycle sharing system (Hubway)
Airport
Gen. Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport 3.8 km
Norwood Memorial Airport 20.2 km
Hanscom Field 26.9 km

Boston's territory

Boston's area89,63 sq mi (232,14 km²)
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 42.332
Longitude: -71.0202
Latitude: 42° 19' 55'' North
Longitude: 71° 1' 13'' West
Time zone
UTC -5:00 (America/New_York)
Summer time : UTC -4:00
Winter time : UTC -5:00
Local time

Boston’s neighbouring towns

Boston neighbouring towns
ChelseaWinthropWinthrop
ChelseaNeighbouring townsWinthrop
BrooklineQuincyQuincy
Boston neighbouring towns
Winthrop 6.3 kmChelsea 7.3 kmQuincy 8 km
Everett 8.7 kmSomerville 9.3 kmCambridge 9.4 km
Revere 9.9 kmBrookline 10.1 kmMilton 11.3 km
Malden 11.3 kmHull 11.8 kmNahant 12.2 km
Medford 12.5 kmWatertown 13.6 kmMelrose 14.1 km
Braintree 14.2 kmBelmont 15.2 kmSaugus 15.2 km
Weymouth 15.2 kmArlington 15.3 kmNewtonville 15.5 km

Distance between Boston and other main cities

New York City : 306 km closestLos Angeles : 4193 kmChicago : 1375 km
Houston : 2586 kmPhiladelphia : 431 kmPhoenix : 3696 km
San Antonio : 2845 kmSan Diego : 4151 kmDallas : 2495 km
San Jose : 4315 kmJacksonville : 1638 kmIndianapolis : 1299 km
San Francisco : 4394 kmAustin : 2729 kmColumbus : 1035 km

Schools in Boston, MA

Elementary schools in Boston

Blackstone

District of Boston
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 585

Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School

District of Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School (District)
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 292

Eliot Elementary

District of Boston
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 558

Joseph J Hurley

District of Boston
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 353

Josiah Quincy

District of Boston
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 854

UP Academy Charter School of Dorchester

District of Up Academy Charter School Of Dorchester (District)
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 744

Middle schools in Boston

High schools in Boston

Boston Adult Academy

District of Boston
Lowest grade : 11, Highest grade : 12
Students : 197

Boston Arts Academy

District of Boston
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 447

Boston Latin

District of Boston
Lowest grade : 7, Highest grade : 12
Students : 2403

Carter Developmental Center

District of Boston
Lowest grade : 7, Highest grade : 12
Students : 29

Margarita Muniz Academy

District of Boston
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 284

Snowden International School at Copley

District of Boston
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 439

The English High

District of Boston
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 553

Alternative schools in Boston

MATCH Charter Public School

District of Match Charter Public School (District)
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 12
Students : 1145

Quincy Upper School

District of Boston
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 12
Students : 506

William McKinley

District of Boston
Lowest grade : 1, Highest grade : 12
Students : 337

Private schools in Boston

Boston Children's School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : K
Students : 38

Boston Trinity Academy

Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 12
Students : 236

Boston University Academy

Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 170

British International School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 12
Students : 421

German International School Boston

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 12
Students : 242

Kids Are People Elementary School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 4
Students : 82

Kingsley Montessori School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 6
Students : 311

Kingsley Montessori School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 6
Students : 315

Learning Project Elementary School

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 118

Park Street School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 6
Students : 291

St John School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 272

St Joseph Preparatory High School

Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 244

The Advent School

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 207

The Newman School

Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 277

Winsor School

Lowest grade : 5, Highest grade : 12
Students : 450

Schools near Boston

Hotel offers in Boston

Leisure and activities in Boston’s surrounding area

Zoo
Franklin Park ZooStone Zoo
to Stoneham 16 km
Golf course
Bear Hill Golf Club
to Stoneham 1.1 km
Winthrop Golf Club
to Winthrop 6.3 km
Presidents Golf Course
to Quincy 7.2 km
Granite Links Golf Club At Quarry Hills - Granite Nine
to Quincy 9.9 km
The Main at Country Club
to Brookline 10.3 km
The Primrose at Country Club
to Brookline 10.3 km
Robert T. Lynch Course at Brookline Golf Club At Putterham
to Brookline 11 km
George Wright Golf Course
Wollaston Golf Club
to Milton 11.9 km
Fresh Pond Golf Course
to Cambridge 12.2 km