Suffolk County, MA

SUFFOLK COUNTY, situated in the east part of Massachusetts, at the head of Massachusetts bay, comprising Boston, Chelsea, and the adjacent islands. Area, 116 square miles. Seat of justice, Boston. Pop. in 1810, 34,381; in 1820, 43,940; in 1830, 62,163; in 1840, 95,773; in 1850 144,507. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Name Type
Boston, MA City or Town
Charlestown, MA City or Town
Chelsea, MA City or Town
Jamaica Plain, MA City or Town
Mattapan, MA City or Town
Neponset, MA City or Town
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