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- Public SchoolsB-
- Crime & SafetyB
- Good for FamiliesB
- Cost of LivingB-
- Health & FitnessB
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
Southwick is a suburb of Springfield with a population of 9,727. Southwick is in Hampden County. Living in Southwick offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Southwick there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Southwick and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Southwick are above average.
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I Love living in Southwick, It is a small town that is transitioning from farm to recreational. We have Congamond lake for fishing, kayaking, and boating that is is busy on prime summer weekends but otherwise fairly quiet. We have the rail trail which is about 30 mile including what extends N and S beyond our borders. We also have the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail that cuts through Southwick for plenty of hiking near by. We also have a few golf courses and a nice park. There are plenty of restaurants for a small town and places for grocery as well as other conveniences. If that is not enough we are within 20 minuted to six flags, The Big E, and the Springfield Casino when it is finished as well as to Bradley International Airport. You can pretty much take a back road to anywhere to avoid traffic, or can conveniently pick up route 91. It is not perfect here, I think some could appreciate what we have more, but overall it is a great place to live with plenty to do!
It's a nice small town where you can get to know everyone! Very close-knit community and everyone seems to have each other's backs.
Not a very diverse town, and there's a few environmental issues concerning the local lake. Otherwise it's a nice and calm little town to live in, conveniently close to Connecticut since Southwick is known as "The Notch" because of how the border juts out into Connecticut.