Northampton is a city which is situated in Hampshire County in Massachusetts, United States. It is also the county seat of Hampshire County and is nicknamed as the Paradise City. Northampton is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Previously, this city was known as Norwottuck or Nonotuck. These names meant the mist of the river, as per the Native Americans. This city was incorporated as a city in the year 1883 and it developed into a thriving community and also a local center for education, arts and commerce.
Northampton is warm during the summer season with 70 degree Fahrenheit and cold in the month of January with 11.20 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperature varies between the night and the day tends to be moderate during the summer season which can differ and can reach 24 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is fairly distributed throughout the year. The population of the city was 28,978 as per 2000 census.
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