The Knowledge Corridor surrounding Springfield-Hartford is New England's second most populous urban area (after Greater Boston) with 1.9 million people.
Like an increasing number of Massachusetts counties, Hampden County exists today only as a historical geographic region, and has no county government.
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SAFE (7233) National TDV Hotline: 1.866.331.9474 or text 22522 LGBT Resources: The Network la Red org National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1.877.955.5247 DOVE offers a crisis hotline that operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is answered by trained staff and volunteers.
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All former county functions were assumed by state agencies in 1998.
The sheriff and some other regional officials with specific duties are still elected locally to perform duties within the county region, but there is no county council, county commission or other county governing body.