Sheffield, MA was incorporated as a town in 1733, and for the first half of the nineteenth century it was the largest in Berkshire County except for Pittsfield. It is a picturesque New England town that has a combination of wide open river valley, mountain views and beautiful active farmland. Today, much of Sheffield remains based in agriculture due to the abundance of rich soil. There are many wonderful antique shops to browse and of course beautiful scenery to behold in Sheffield, MA.

Sheffield, MA

Sheffield, MA c. 1920

Sheffield, MA information
Population: 3,257
Settled: 1725
Incorporated: 1733
Originally called Outhotonnook, meaning “over the mountain”
Elevation: 675ft
Sheffield, MA town website
Town Hall: 21 Depot Square, Sheffield, MA 01257
Phone: (413) 229-7000

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