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Information on Boston

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

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Boston city HALL

Boston city hall's addressBoston Boston Municipal Building
One City Hall Square. Room 241

BOSTON MA 02201
United States
Phone number of Boston city hall 617-635-4635
Fax number 617-635-4483
Boston, MA emailLoading...
Boston official websiteci.boston.ma.us
Mayor of BostonThomas M. Menino
Vital records Boston vital records

Demographics of Boston

Name of Boston inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population617 594 inhabitants1 / 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 number
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

Boston administrative numbers

Boston city code2507000
Boston city postcode02201

Boston administrative data

CountryUnited States
CommonwealthMassachusetts (State's capital)
CountySuffolk

Information on Boston

Cities twinned with Boston
Australia MelbourneBrazil BrasiliaBulgaria Varna
Cape Verde PraiaChina TaipeiChina Hangzhou
France StrasbourgGhana Sekondi-TakoradiIsrael Haifa
Italy PaduaJapan KyōtoSpain Barcelona
Spain ValladolidUnited Kingdom BostonUnited Kingdom Belfast
Namesake of Boston
  • Boston, England, Royaume-Uni
  • Boston, Georgia, États-Unis
  • Boston, Indiana, États-Unis
  • Boston, Irlande
  • Boston, New York, États-Unis
  • Boston, Texas, États-Unis
  • Boston, Belize
  • Boston, Philippines
Natural parksBoston isn't part of a natural park

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

Airport
Gen. Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport 2.4 miles
Norwood Memorial Airport 12.5 miles
Hanscom Field 16.7 miles

Boston territory

Boston 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 neighbouring towns and cities

Boston neighbouring municipalities
ChelseaWinthropWinthrop
ChelseaNeighbouring townsWinthrop
BrooklineQuincyQuincy
Boston neighbouring municipalities
Winthrop 3.9 milesChelsea 4.5 milesQuincy 5 miles
Everett 5.4 milesSomerville 5.8 milesCambridge 5.9 miles
Revere 6.1 milesBrookline 6.3 milesMilton 7 miles
Malden 7.1 milesHull 7.3 milesNahant 7.6 miles
Medford 7.8 milesWatertown 8.5 milesMelrose 8.8 miles
Braintree 8.8 milesBelmont 9.4 milesSaugus 9.4 miles
Weymouth 9.5 milesArlington 9.5 milesNewtonville 9.6 miles

Distance between Boston and other main cities and towns

New York City : 190 miles closestLos Angeles : 2606 milesChicago : 855 miles
Houston : 1607 milesPhiladelphia : 268 milesPhoenix : 2297 miles
San Antonio : 1768 milesSan Diego : 2580 milesDallas : 1550 miles
San Jose : 2682 milesJacksonville : 1018 milesIndianapolis : 808 miles
San Francisco : 2731 milesAustin : 1696 milesColumbus : 643 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

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 surrounding area

Zoo
Franklin Park ZooStone Zoo
to Stoneham 10 miles
Golf course
Bear Hill Golf Club
to Stoneham 0.7 miles
Winthrop Golf Club
to Winthrop 3.9 miles
Presidents Golf Course
to Quincy 4.5 miles
Granite Links Golf Club At Quarry Hills - Granite Nine
to Quincy 6.1 miles
The Main at Country Club
to Brookline 6.4 miles
The Primrose at Country Club
to Brookline 6.4 miles
Robert T. Lynch Course at Brookline Golf Club At Putterham
to Brookline 6.8 miles
George Wright Golf Course
Wollaston Golf Club
to Milton 7.4 miles
Fresh Pond Golf Course
to Cambridge 7.6 miles