In the beautiful Pioneer Valley area of Western Massachusetts, you will find the City of East Longmeadow in Hampden County. Home to around 16,000 residents, the city is situated just five miles southeast of Springfield’s downtown, twenty-five miles north of Hartford, eighty-eight miles southwest of Boston, and only one hundred forty-two miles north of New York City. While sitting directly south of Springfield, it is comprised of 13 square miles and is part of the remarkable Springfield Metro Area. The community was initially settled in 1720, though it was not incorporated until 1894. East Longmeadow is bordered on the north and northwest by Springfield, on the northeast by Wilbraham, on the south by Enfield and Somers, Connecticut, on the east by Hampden, and on the west by Longmeadow.
In addition to its long history and great location, East Longmeadow also has a reputation for wonderful community events. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the annual Fourth of July celebration which includes the largest Independence Day parade in Western Massachusetts. The local high school also hosts a fireworks display each July 3rd. Another popular annual community event is the Thanksgiving Day football game between East Longmeadow and Longmeadow. It is not uncommon to see a couple thousand spectators turn out to watch the competition. Beyond the exciting events, East Longmeadow also has several points of interest worth checking out. Among them is Heritage Park, which encompasses Walt Seifert Pond, soccer field, baseball fields, a picnicking area, and playscape. The city is also home to many historic places.
Adding to the city’s allure, particularly for homebuyers with children, are the wonderful schools. Mountain View Elementary, Meadowbrook Elementary, Mapleshade Elementary, Birchland Park Middle, and East Longmeadow High schools serve students in the city. Even if you do not have children, East Longmeadow is still a great choice when buying a home. Homes for sale in East Longmeadow include properties both old and new, big and small. East Longmeadow real estate also comes in a wide assortment of architectural styles and in a broad price range to accommodate many budgets. If you would like to learn more about available real estate in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.
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