Nearly 45 square miles compose the town of Monson, Massachusetts. It lies on the Connecticut border and is considered part of the Springfield Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Monson's rural landscape also features Peaked Mountain, a “steep hike with a rewarding view” according to one hiker. Echo Hill Orchards and Winery offers a wide selection of local wines, and is an ideal spot to find tranquility in the fall. NEWLINE}Monson offers three public schools. Quarry Hill Community School is the town's elementary school, enrolling children in grades PK-4. Granite Valley Middle School educates children in grades 5-8. The three combined schools enroll just over 1,200 students – ideal for those wishing for a small-town educational atmosphere. NEWLINE}Monson offers rural calmness, opportunities for modernization and expansion, and New England comfort.