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Welcome to Feeding Hills ...

Feeding Hills is located in Hampden County<1>.

Feeding Hills was established in 1635.

Feeding Hills is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Feeding Hills lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Feeding Hills is within the (413) area code.

The ZIP code for Feeding Hills: 01030<3>

Adding Feeding Hills to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Feeding Hills in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Feeding Hills elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Feeding Hills on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Feeding Hills ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Feeding Hills.

  • Springfield [Hampden County]
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    • Springfield [Hampden County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Feeding Hills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 153,606 people
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  • Chicopee [Hampden County]
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    • Chicopee [Hampden County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Feeding Hills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,126 people
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  • Enfield [Hartford County]
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    • Enfield [Hartford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Feeding Hills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Westfield [Hampden County]
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    • Westfield [Hampden County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Feeding Hills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,204 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Holyoke [Hampden County]
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      • Holyoke [Hampden County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Feeding Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 40,117 people
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    • Vernon [Tolland County]
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      • Vernon [Tolland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Feeding Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,359 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Windsor [Hartford County]
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      • Windsor [Hartford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Feeding Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Agawam [Hampden County]
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      • Agawam [Hampden County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Feeding Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,613 people
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    • West Springfield [Hampden County]
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      • West Springfield [Hampden County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Feeding Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,517 people
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    • Northampton [Hampshire County]
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      • Northampton [Hampshire County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Feeding Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,451 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Feeding Hills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Feeding Hills.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Feeding Hills. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Feeding Hills.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Feeding Hills. See our Newspapers Page for Feeding Hills.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Feeding Hills ...

Looking for more information about Feeding Hills? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Feeding Hills, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Feeding Hills.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Feeding Hills. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Hampden, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Feeding Hills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Feeding Hills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Feeding Hills or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Feeding Hills) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Feeding Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Feeding Hills

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Feeding Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0670, Longitude: -72.6787    
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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