Davis Square, Somerville
|Location in Massachusetts|
|State :||United States|
|County :||Middlesex County|
|Time zone :||Eastern ( UTC − 5 / −4 )|
|Residents :||77,478 (as of: 2000)|
|Population density :||7,309.2 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||10.9 km 2 (about 4 mi 2 ) of
which 10.6 km 2 (about 4 mi 2 ) is land
|Height :||4 m|
|Area code :||+1 617, 857|
|GNIS ID :||0612815|
|Mayor :||Joseph A. Curtatone|
Somerville is a city in Middlesex County in the US state of Massachusetts , north of Boston . The census in 2000, according to the city had 77,478 inhabitants at that time. With an area of just over 10 km², it is the most densely populated parish in New England .
Somerville, which at that time was still predominantly rural, was founded in 1842 by separating from the city of Charlestown .
The city council decided on June 25, 2020 that polyamorous relationships can also be legally recognized.
The tree-lined disused railroad runs through the heart of Davis Square and is called the Somerville Community Path . The city has a few groups such as For example, the Friends of the Community Path trying to expand Minuteman Cycle Path / Linear Park from its end on Cedar Street in Somerville along the Charles River Cycle Path to Boston.
The seven hills of Somerville are called:
Sister cities of Somerville are:
sons and daughters of the town
- Andrew C. Berry (1906-1998), mathematician
- Hal Clement (1922-2003), science fiction writer
- Hal Connolly (1931-2010), hammer thrower
- Matthew BJ Delaney , writer
- Pete J. Dunn (1942-2017), mineralogist
- Henry Franklin Gilbert (1868–1928), composer
- Harold L. George (1893-1986), Air Force General
- Nelson Goodman (1906-1998), philosopher
- Ralph Hepburn (1896–1948), motorcycle and automobile racer
- Alan Hovhaness (1911–2000), composer of Armenian-Scottish descent
- Henry Kimball Hadley (1871–1937), composer and conductor
- Howie Long (born 1960), American football player
- Joseph McCarthy (1885-1943), songwriter
- Randal Munroe (* 1984), comic artist
- Bobby Pickett (1938–2007), singer ("Monster Mash ??") and actor
- Harry Nelson Pillsbury (1872–1906), chess player
- Charles Revson (1906–1975), cosmetics manufacturer and founder of Revlon
- Paul Ryan (1949-2016), comic book artist
- About the history of Somerville (Engl.)
- First US city to recognize polyamorous relationships. Retrieved on July 7, 2020 (German).
- Ellen Barry: A Massachusetts City Decides to Recognize Polyamorous Relationships . In: The New York Times . July 1, 2020, ISSN 0362-4331 ( nytimes.com [accessed July 7, 2020]).
- Somerville - sister Cities website , accessed February 20, 2017