Washington

Berkshire County, Massachusetts

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With its western border dominated by scenic October Mountain, and the Appalachian Trail traversing its 38.8 square miles, the rural town of Washington in the Berkshire Hills has retained its rural nature.

Named for George Washington, the rural town of Washington in the scenic Berkshire Hills encompasses 38.8 square miles and is home to approximately 538 residents. Long before the town was incorporated in 1777 it was known by a variety of names, including Watsontown, Hartville and Greenoch. Washington’s geography on its western side is dominated by scenic October Mountain and surrounding acres of forests, rivers, brooks, reservoirs and lakes. The Appalachian Trail traverses Washington. In addition to being the home town of folk singer Arlo Guthrie, Washington has been known over the decades for its proximity to both the old stage road, and subsequent rail line, to Pittsfield. Over the years the community has retained its rural nature, with the exception of a handful of industries, and it enjoys its own police and public works department, as well as fire services from nearby Hinsdale and Becket. Washington is one of seven communities that comprise the Central Berkshire Regional School District, and Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield is the closest community college.

Named for George Washington, the rural town of Washington in the scenic Berkshire Hills encompasses 38.8 square miles and is home to approximately 538 residents. Long before the town was incorporated in 1777 it was known by a variety of names, including Watsontown, Hartville and Greenoch. Washington’s geography on its western side is dominated by scenic October Mountain and surrounding acres of forests, rivers, brooks, reservoirs and lakes. The Appalachian Trail traverses Washington. In addition to being the home town of folk singer Arlo Guthrie, Washington has been known over the decades for its proximity to both the old stage road, and subsequent rail line, to Pittsfield. Over the years the community has retained its rural nature, with the exception of a handful of industries, and it enjoys its own police and public works department, as well as fire services from nearby Hinsdale and Becket. Washington is one of seven communities that comprise the Central Berkshire Regional School District, and Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield is the closest community college.

Named for George Washington, the rural town of Washington in the scenic Berkshire Hills encompasses 38.8 square miles and is home to approximately 538 residents. Long before the town was incorporated in 1777 it was known by a variety of names, including Watsontown, Hartville and Greenoch. Washington’s geography on its western side is dominated by scenic October Mountain and surrounding acres of forests, rivers, brooks, reservoirs and lakes. The Appalachian Trail traverses Washington. In addition to being the home town of folk singer Arlo Guthrie, Washington has been known over the decades for its proximity to both the old stage road, and subsequent rail line, to Pittsfield. Over the years the community has retained its rural nature, with the exception of a handful of industries, and it enjoys its own police and public works department, as well as fire services from nearby Hinsdale and Becket. Washington is one of seven communities that comprise the Central Berkshire Regional School District, and Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield is the closest community college.

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316 Johnson Hill Rd
Washington, MA $445,000

316 Johnson Hill Rd

Washington, MA

$445,000
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  • 2,720 Sqft
40 Ryan Rd
Washington, MA $369,000

40 Ryan Rd

Washington, MA

$369,000
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  • 2,299 Sqft
1570 Washington Mountain Rd
Washington, MA $219,000

1570 Washington Mountain Rd

Washington, MA

$219,000
  • 9.13 Acres
1227 Washington Mountain Rd
Washington, MA $275,000

1227 Washington Mountain Rd

Washington, MA

$275,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,100 Sqft
93 Lower Valley Rd
Washington, MA $249,000

93 Lower Valley Rd

Washington, MA

$249,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 1,828 Sqft
00 Lovers Lane Ln
Washington, MA $225,000

00 Lovers Lane Ln

Washington, MA

$225,000
  • 70.00 Acres

Washington

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Washington is within The Berkshires, Massachusetts and borders Becket, Lenox and Hinsdale.

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