(This is an unofficial website for the Southwick Economic Development Commission. The official town website is www.southwickma.org Nothing on this website is a recommendation, endorsement, etc. for any business, organization, entity or individual. The information contained here is for public convenience only. This site is not maintained, supported or funded by town funds or town paid staff. It is not supported or endorsed by the Southwick Select Board as a Board or individually.
For local weather click here. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ For an overview of Southwick click here.
(May 25, 2018) The U.S. Census Bureau has released estimated populations for communities nationwide. For Southwick the number is 9,758. For more information click here.
(May 2, 2018) Westerm Mass News did a three minute item on Southwick yesterday. Click here to view it.
(April 2018) The Boston Business Journal published a list of the toughest golf courses in the state open to the public. The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick was named fourth toughest course in the state. For more information click here.. This site may not be accessible without a subscription.
(April 24, 2018) The Home & Business Marketplace & Tabletop Event is today 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. at The Ranch Golf Club. It is located at 65 Sunnyside Road just off College Highway (U.S. 202/Route 10. An article is on The Republicannewspaper website today with more information on the event. It also has more information on Southwick. Click here for a link to the article.
(March 28, 2018) The Westfield News on March 26 published the annual Business & Industry Journalwhich features information on Southwick on pages 10 & 11. The cover features a photo of the gazebo on Congamond Lake in Southwick. The publication was distributed with the March 26 issue of The Westfield News. For more information contact The Westfield News Group in Westfield.
(February 20, 2018) The Town Building Dept has instituted a new online building permit process today. For more information click here.
(December 22, 2017) For a downloadable pdf version of the article on Southwick from Business Westclick here.
(December 12, 2017) Business West the Western Mass. bi-weekly business publication today published a article on Southwick. It provides some information on the community. Click here to read it online or hardcopy at the Southwick Public Library.
(October 17, 2017) The Tax Foundation issued a new study of tax climate for business and MA continues to rank much better than some nearby states. Click Here for details.
Non-Stop Flights to Europe from Bradley Int. Airport
(Ooctober 21, 2015) Non-stop flights from Bradley International Airport (BDL) to Europe will resume in September 2016. Daily service is planned to Dublin Airport (DUB) in Ireland. Connecting service to the U.K. and the continent is available from Dublin. The Governor of CT made the announcement today. The service will be on Aer Lingus using a Boeing 757 aircraft. The airport is about 12 miles from Town Hall in Southwick. This new service will make europe six hours from Southwick rather than traveling to New York or Boston as is currently the case.
(July 6, 2015) CNBC released a new survey of the best states for business. Mass. ranked number 20 overall with rankings in the top 10 for multiple categories. To view the state ranking click here. When considering the cost of living western Mass. including Southwick would be much lower than the eastern part of the state.
News: _____________________________ 2010 U.S. Census Data
On Tuesday March 22, 2011 the U.S. Bureau of the Census released census data for the State of Mass. Click here for the population figures for Hampden County communities including Southwick. _______________________________________________________________________________ Updated Census Data
The U.S. Census Bureau (census.gov) released the 2008 - 2012 American Community Survey data which includes updated information for Southwick. According to this data the Median Household Income in Southwick is $ 75,743 which is higher than some nearby communities. The per capita income is $ 34,113. The educational atainment for residents age 25 and above is:
Bachelor's Degree 17.4 percent
Graduate or Professional Degree 13.2 percent
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 30.6 percent
________________________________________________________________________________________________ This is the unofficial website of the Southwick MA Economic Development Commission.This site is not funded or maintained using public funds or staff.
For information on the history of Southwickclick here
A free Internet "Hot Spot" is available in Southwick at the Southwick Public Library at 95 Feeding Hills Road (Route 57). It is available 24/7. For more information click here.
Major interstate highways serve the area including I-91 which stretches from New Haven (CT) to Canada. I-91 is minutes from Southwick. Other major interstates include I-90(Mass Pike) serves Boston, Albany, Chicago and the entire Mid-West of the U.S. Other nearby road systems include U.S. 5 and U.S. 20 and in Southwick state routes 10, 57 and U.S.202.
Major U.S. Postal Services facilities (bulk mail, periodicals and two processing centers) are nearby in Springfield and Hartford. The Southwick Post Office on College Highway is open six days per week.li
Why choose Mass? Click here for more information ____________________________________________________________________
Information on Town Government and Schools:
The Town provides public water and sewer services to residents and businesses in parts of the community. Natural gas service is provided by Bay State Gas. Telephone service is provided by Verizon. Cable television, telephone and Internet service is provided by Comcast. For specific information contact the providers.
For information on the Town of Southwick departments, calendar of meetings, etc. visit the Town website
For information on the local school system click here
The Select Board and Chief Administrative Officer are located in Town Hall at 454 College Highway (Routes 10/202) and can be reached by calling (413) 569-5995.
Current and historical employment and unemployment data for Southwick from the State of MA click here
Any website, organization or company mentioned on this website is not an endorsement of any organization or company. We do not provide "links" to organizations or entities outside the local area except for government qgencies or specific orgqnizations.
Copies of the Southwick Restaurant List are also available at the self-service Information Center at the North Boat Launch as well at the Southwick Public Library (inside the outside doors).
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