The Town of Longmeadow is located in Western Massachusetts’ Hampden County, on the eastern shore of the Connecticut River between Enfield, Connecticut, and Springfield, Massachusetts. It has a total land area of 9.5 square miles.
Longmeadow was first settled as a farming community along the Connecticut River in 1645. In 1709 the Town became independent of Springfield. The Town was incorporated October 13, 1783.
Today Longmeadow is primarily a residential suburban community. Service businesses are located at eight separate locations in the Town. Several professionals also conduct businesses in their residences. Although geographically small, Longmeadow’s population density is large, with approximately 1,670 residents per square mile, ranking Longmeadow as the 94th densest community in Massachusetts (out of 351).