Massachusetts has not always had 351 Cities and Towns. The most recent 'adjustment' came in 1938, as the Quabbin Reservoir
drowned the former towns of Dana, Enfield, Greenwich and Prescott
. Other former towns were absorbed by growing cities like
, or stolen from Massachusetts by
. Not to mention the entire state of Maine, part of Massachusetts until 1820.
In the spirit of BikeMass351, we have expanded our routes to include former cities and towns in addition to present ones. PS -- if you are aware of any other former towns we have missed, email at: