Hampden County combines urban amenities with natural beauty, educational institutions, and a diverse population. Home to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Hampden County offers a dynamic and livable environment rich in history, cultural experiences, outdoor activities and career opportunities. Situated in the Connecticut River Valley region of Massachusetts, it is bordered by the Connecticut state line to the south. It is known for its strong educational and healthcare institutions. Plus there's easy access to Bradley International Airport for those who love to travel.

Hampden County Colleges:

Western New England University - Springfield, MA
Springfield Technical Community College - Springfield, MA
American International College - Springfield, MA

Hampden County Medical Facilities:

Baystate Medical Center
Mercy Medical Center
Holyoke Medical Center