Massachusetts became the 6th state on February 6, 1788. Boston is the state capital. There are currently 14 counties each with a courthouse.




Click on a county below to learn more:


Barnstable CountyBerkshire County / Bristol County / Duke CountyEssex County / Franklin County / Hampden County / Hampshire County / Middlesex County / Nantucket Coiunty / Norfolk County / Plymouth County / Suffolk County / Worcester County


Massachusetts Supreme Court / Appeals Court




State House – Boston