Springfield, Massachusetts, Digital Newspapers 1782-1989

Interested in researching historic Springfield, Massachusetts? Do you have ancestors from that area you’d like to learn more about?

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GenealogyBank has set up a special webpage for our online Springfield newspapers that were published in that city from 1782 to 1989. Click here.

Researchers will easily find information about families from Western Massachusetts as well as nearby Connecticut, New York and Vermont in these 16 Springfield newspapers.

List of Digital Springfield, Massachusetts, Newspapers:

 Federal Spy1792-1805
 Hampden Federalist1812-1823
 Hampden Journal and Advertiser1823-1828
 Hampden Patriot1818-1822
 Hampden Whig1830-1837
 Hampshire Chronicle1787-1796
 Hampshire Federalist1782-1989
 Hampshire Herald1784-1786
 Harrisonian1840-1840
 Massachusetts Gazette1782-1784
 Now and Then1860-1860
 Republican Spy1803-1804
 Springfield Daily News1911-1969
 Springfield Republican1824-1946
Springfield Union1864-1989
 Springfield Union-News1987-1989

Overview of Springfield’s Population 1790 to 2010

Springfield has grown from a small city in Western Massachusetts to a major regional hub today.

Historical population
CensusPop.
17901,574
18002,312
18102,767
18203,914
18306,784
184010,985
185011,766
186015,199
187026,703
188033,340
189044,179
190062,059
191088,926
1920129,614
1930149,900
1940149,554
1950162,399
1960174,463
1970163,905
1980152,319
1990156,983
2000152,082
2010153,060

Genealogists rely on GenealogyBank’s extensive Historical Newspaper Archives to find and document their family.

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