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Middlefield is a town in Hampshire CountyMassachusetts, United States.  Middlefield was first settled in 1780 and was officially incorporated in 1783.  

 

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 24.2 square miles (63 km2), of which 24.2 square miles (63 km2) is land and 0.04% is water.  As of the census of 2000, there were 542 people, 213 households, and 161 families residing in the town.  

 

The town is part of the third Hampden District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, represented by Nick Boldyga, and the Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire and Hampden Senate district, represented by Paul Mark.  

 

Glendale Brook provides one of Massachusetts' most impressive waterfalls. The brook eventually feeds into the Westfield River, which has been federally designated as a Wild and Scenic River. The Glendale Falls site itself is part of the Glendale Falls Reservation.  

 

The Middlefield Fair, a small country-style fair, established in 1855, is hosted annually by the Highland Agricultural Society, and is held in August over three days. The 2023 event was the 168th occurrence. There are many events for attendees of all ages, including tractor pulls, pie eating contests, and agricultural contests.

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