About East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
East Longmeadow is a town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States situated in the Pioneer Valley region of Western Massachusetts. It has a population of 15,720 at the 2010 census. East Longmeadow is 25 miles north of Hartford, 5 miles south of Springfield, 88 miles southwest of Boston, and 142 miles north of New York City.East Longmeadow is part of the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area.East Longmeadow was first settled in 1720 and was officially incorporated in 1894. East Longmeadow and Longmeadow compete in an annual Thanksgiving Day football game that routinely attracts a few thousand spectators. The town is also the home to the 2007 Western Massachusetts champions in Varsity High School Baseball, along with the Western Mass champions in Girls Indoor Track in 2010-2011.East Longmeadow hosts an annual Fourth of July Parade. It is the largest Fourth of July parade in western Massachusetts.  East Longmeadow High School also serves as host to an annual Fourth of July fireworks display, traditionally held on July 3.