About Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°11?45?N 73°21?45?W? / ?42.19583°N 73.3625°W? / 42.19583; -73.3625Name origin: Village of Great Barrington in Gloucestershire, England.W.E.B. Du Bois Homesite42°11?45?N 73°21?45?W? / ?42.19583°N 73.3625°W? / 42.19583; -73.3625 - coordinates 42°14?50.4?N 73°20?26.6?W? / ?42.247333°N 73.340722°W? / 42.247333; -73.34072245.7 sq mi (118 km2) - land 45.2 sq mi (117 km2) - water 0.5 sq mi (1 km2)157.2 / sq mi (61 / km2)Website: townofgb.org/Great Barrington is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 7,104 at the 2010 census. Both a summer resort and home to Ski Butternut, Great Barrington includes the villages of Van Deusenville and Housatonic. It is also the birthplace of W. E. B. Du Bois.