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|Cities & Towns |
Secretary of State directory of government information and phone numbers for the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts.
|Company Search | Certified Businesses |
Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office directory of certified businesses, including minority, women, and disadvantaged business enterprises and airport concession disadvantaged businesses.
|Company Search | Corporations, LLCs, LLPs, LPs |
Search this Massachusetts Secretary of State databases for Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships, Limited Partners, and other company types. Search by name, tax ID, filing number, or individual.
|County Records |
Search public records free in Massachusetts counties.
Courthouse locator for the over 100 courthouses in Massachusetts.
|Courthouses | by Common Name |
Massachusetts courthouses have official names, but those aren't always the how most people know them. Use this Massachusetts Court System list to find courthouses by the court names as they're known by the public.
|Inmates | VineLink |
VineLink database of Essex County Sheriff's Office and Massachusetts Department of Correction inmates.
|Legislature | Bills |
Searchable database of Legislative Bills of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Tax lien and child support lien search from the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
|Most Wanted - Department of Corrections |
Browse through the Massachusetts Department of Corrections most wanted postings. Click on the picture for more indepth information on the subject.
|Motor Vehicle Branches |
Find where to go to renew your Massachusetts drivers license or vehicle registration.
|Official Website of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts |
Use this official site for Massachusetts to find government jobs, services, offices, agencies, officials. This portal also provides access to tax information, tourism guides, and much more.
|Property and Tax Records |
Search property and property tax records in Massachusetts.
|Registry of Deeds Offices |
Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth directory of County Registry of Deeds offices.
|Registry of Deeds Offices - City/Town Index |
Index of the Massachusetts directory of Registry of Deeds offices by city or town.
|Sex Offenders |
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Safety service Level 2 and 3 registered offender search.
|Unclaimed Property |
Massachusetts State Treasurer unclaimed property search.
|Uniform Commercial Code Filings |
Search Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth UCC records by individual name, organization name, or file number. You may also opt to use RA9 exact name logic or search by partial name.
Use this Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Service to check you voter registration status.
|Attorney General Opinions |
Massachusetts Attorney General database of opinions.
|Bankruptcies, Judgments & Tax Liens Pay Site|
Search our Premium database for Massachusetts bankruptcies, judgments, and tax liens. Get statewide or nationwide results for the same fee -- $5.00 per search.
|Births and Christenings 1639-1915 |
Index of over 4.6 million Massachusetts birth and christening records filed between 1639 and 1915.
|Census | State 1855 |
Search 1855 Massachusetts State Census records and view or download images of population schedules.
|Census | State 1865 |
Index of over 300,000 Massachusetts 1865 State Census records.
|Coastal Water Quality |
Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) databases and resources.
|Community Reports |
Department of Revenue Division financial, demographic and economic reports on Massachusetts cities and towns.
|Company Search | Rejected Corporation Filings |
Secretary of the Commonwealth searchable database of rejected corporation and LLC filings.
|Company Search | Reserved Business Names |
Find business names that have been designated as reserved by the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
|Company Search | Trademarks |
Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth trademark and servicemark database.
|Corporations | Corporation Book Tax Records |
Massachusetts Department of Revenue Corporation Book records. Search for Massachusetts domestic and foreign corporation tax records.
|Corporations | Rejected Filings |
Search this Massachusetts Secretary of States database for rejected corporate filings by name and/or date.
|Court Records | Supreme and Appeals |
Case record searches for the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court.
|Court Records | U.S. District PACER |
Provided by: U.S. District Court of Massachusetts. Register with the fee-based PACER system to search for Federal civil & criminal court records by case number, party name, filing date, or last update. Provides dockets and documents.
|Court Records | U.S. District PACER Bankruptcy Pay Site|
U.S. District Court of Massachusetts bankruptcies. Register with the fee-based PACER system to search for Federal bankruptcy court records by case number, name, SSN/Tax ID, or case type. Provides dockets and documents.
|Crash Reports |
Massachusetts accident reports. Free searches, but there is a fee for reports.
|Criminal History (info) |
Find information here on how to obtain criminal histories from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Criminal Justice Information Services.
|Deaths 1841-1915 |
Massachusetts Deaths recorded between 1841 and 1915. View or download images of death registers and certificates.
|Deaths and Burials 1795-1910 |
Over 1.5 million Massachusetts death and burial records filed between 1795 and 1910.
|Driver Education Certificates |
Registry of Motor Vehicles driver education certificate verification service.
|Driver License Verification |
Registry of Motor Vehicles online driver license and driver permit, and ID verification. Provides expiration date, renewal method, and any outstanding obligations.
|Elections & Voting |
Enter your address to find your ballot, polling place, clerk, and elected officials.
|Energy and Environmental Affairs |
Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs list of databases and indexes covering air quality, clean energy, climate, toxics, hazardous waste, recycling, pollutants, and much more.
|Irish Immigrants |
Search this Boston College database by name, gender, location, port, or date for "advertisements from people looking for 'lost' friends and relatives who had emigrated from Ireland to the United States."
|Jewish Genealogy |
JewishGen Massachusetts genealogy databases, including obituaries, wedding announcements, marriages, and immigrant arrivals.
Browse the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division for employment opportunities.
|Laws | General |
Commonwealth of Massachusetts General Laws by Part and Chapter.
|Legal Resources |
Massachusetts Court System legal resources.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Legislative Tracking System for Massachusetts House and Senate Bills and Bill Histories. Search by house number, keyword, or phrase.
|Legislature Committees |
Committees of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Lobbyist, lobbyist client, and lobbying entity searches in Massachusetts.
|Lottery Locations |
Search the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission for places to play the lottery.
|Marriages 1695-1910 |
Index of almost 2 million Massachusetts marriage records filed between 1695 and 1910.
|Marriages | 1841-1915 |
Massachusetts marriages records filed between 1841 and 1915.
|Mental Health Department Offices |
Search for Massachusetts Department of Mental Health Offices.
|Missing Children |
Massachusetts missing children search.
|Missing Persons |
Browse this Massachusetts State Police listing of missing persons.
|Most Wanted |
Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council database of wanted persons.
|Polling Places |
Massachusetts Polling Places. Enter your street address to find the ward, precinct, and polling place in your area.
|Public Notices |
Search this Collective Intelligence Inc. database of Massachusetts public notices by keyword and/or newspaper.
|Underground Storage Tanks |
Search this Commonwealth of Massachusetts database for registered Underground Storage Tanks by county, city, facility name, address, owner name, and/or fire department ID.
|Vehicle Titles |
Enter a VIN or Title Number and track a vehicle title or make sure that a title was sent out correctly.
|Vital Records 1841-1910 |
Use this service from the Massachusetts Archives to search for Massachusetts birth, death, and marriage index records between 1841 and 1910. Includes first and last name, town or city where the event occurred, year, volume number, and page number.
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection database of groundwater wells in the Commonwealth.
Massachusetts is located in the New England region of the United States. The Capital is Boston and the largest city is Boston. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.mass.gov/portal/. Massachusetts is the 14th most populous state in the United States. The 2014 population estimate is 6,745,408 and the 2010 census population was 6,547,817. The land area is 7,800.06 square miles and there are 839.4 persons per square mile.
83.2% of the population is White, 8.1% is Black or African American, 10.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 6% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% are two or more races. 89.4% are a high school graduate or higher, and 39.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $330,100. There are on average 2.51 persons per household, the per capita income is $35,763, the median household income is $66,866, and 11.4% of the persons in Massachusetts are considered below poverty level.
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