Massachusetts (officially, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts) is a state in the New England region of the United States of America.
Massachusetts is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States of America (USA). Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-5).
Its nickname is the Bay State. Other nicknames are the Old Colony State, and less commonly the Puritan state and the Baked Bean state. On December 18, 1990, the Legislature decided that the people of the Commonwealth would be designated as Bay Staters .
The United States Postal Service abbreviation for Massachusetts is MA and its traditional abbreviation is Mass.
Population of Massachusetts is 897,934 according to 2010 census.
Massachusetts is the most populous of the New England states of the NE United States. It is bordered by New York (W), Vermont and New Hampshire (N), the Atlantic Ocean (E) and Rhode Island and Connecticut (S).
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