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Overview of West Springfield

Historic West Springfield is the ideal place to raise a family or begin a new business. This small town embraces its past, and uses its history to create a unique atmosphere that can't be replicated.

Families and single individuals considering a move to the community will find there are a number of quality West Springfield apartments for rent to explore.

Living in West Springfield, MA

West Springfield is located in a strategic area - where the Connecticut and Agawam Rivers meet. The land surrounding this area was purchased by English explorers in 1636. It was originally called Agawam, and the first construction took place in what is now downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, on the east side of the Connecticut River. The community's name was changed to Springfield in 1640.

Some settlers moved to the west side of the river in the 1650s. The western half of Springfield was incorporated with Agawam and Holyoke in 1774, and the community was named West Springfield.

The town remained a fairly quiet farming community for many years. Recently, it experienced a surge in growth and popularity, and it is now home to more than 28,000 residents.

West Springfield Work and Study

Residents of West Springfield may find it convenient to attend Springfield College. The university played an important role in the area since it opened in 1885. With a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, students are sure to find an academic department that interests them at Springfield College. With department covering the arts, sciences, education and business, there are options for pupils with diverse hobbies and skills.

Another option for those who want to study nearby is Western New England University. The school is constantly undergoing change to better serve its students and ensure they obtain the best education possible. With graduate, law, doctoral and pharmacy programs available in addition to its undergraduate degree options, many students will find this is the ideal place to pursue a terminal degree.

West Springfield is also home to a variety of business opportunities. Large employers in the area include Baystate Health Systems, MassMutual Financial Group, Big Y Foods, Sisters of Providence Health Systems and Smith & Wesson.

Rentals in West Springfield, MA, and Cost of Living

This town enjoys relatively low rents, and those seeking West Springfield apartments will find that properties in the area range from about $450 to $700 per month. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median gross rent in the community was $546.

West Springfield Attractions and Special Events

One of the many attractions located near West Springfield is the Springfield Science Museum. With its many displays and educational opportunities, this is the ideal place for families to spend a day. The museum hosts events as well as special exhibits, and tries to make science and learning fun for both kids and their parents.

Sports fans will enjoy a visit to the National Basketball Hall of Fame, which is filled with information about the sport's history. The museum, which has been in place for more than 50 years, celebrates the game and is a stopping point for any basketball fan.

Those who enjoy the performing arts may want to spend some time at the Majestic Theater. The local theater has been performing live acts to delight West Springfield since 1997, and performers put on multiple shows each year. With many different performances to choose from, residents are sure to find a show they'll love at this theater.

Those with kids may enjoy a family trip to the zoo. The Zoo in Forest Park has special exhibits and events for visitors to enjoy. Children can adopt an animal, have a birthday party at the zoo or even attend zoo camp. Students attending college nearby may even be able to participate in the zoo's internship program.

To find a West Springfield apartment or rental, check out our apartment listings. Rent.com® is happy to help you find your next home.

Fox Hill Apartments - Enfield, CT 06082
14

Enfield, CT 06082

$965 - $1525

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Rivers Bend - Windsor, CT 06095
15

Windsor, CT 06095

$1185 - $1405

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

High Meadow - Ellington, CT 06029
9

Ellington, CT 06029

$1115 - $1225

1 Bed 1 Bath

Willowbrook - Vernon, CT 06066
26
(11)

Vernon, CT 06066

$755 - $985

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Montcalm Heights Apartments - Chicopee, MA 01020
3
(17)

Chicopee, MA 01020

$755 - $1010

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Chicopee, MA (Fairview)

(17)

$755 - $1010

192 Units 0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Stockbridge Court - Springfield, MA 01103
10

Springfield, MA 01103

$832 - $1680

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Springfield, MA (Metro Center)


$832 - $1680

233 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Briar Knoll Apts - Vernon, CT 06066
9

Vernon, CT 06066

$1075 - $1360

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Museum Park - Springfield, MA 01103
13

Springfield, MA 01103

$778

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Springfield, MA (Metro Center)


$778

114 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Southpoint Apartments - Amherst, MA 01002
14
(2)

Amherst, MA 01002

$905 - $1185

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Park Street Lofts - Springfield, MA 01103
7

Springfield, MA 01103

$1195 - $1795

0 Beds 1 Bath

Springfield, MA (Metro Center)


$1195 - $1795

67 Units 0 Beds 1 Bath

Forest Glen Apartments - Westfield, MA 01085
11
(5)

Westfield, MA 01085

$1010 - $1025

2 Beds 1 Bath

Park Edge - Springfield, MA 01105
13
(5)

Springfield, MA 01105

$1191 - $1565

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Springfield, MA (Forest Park)

(5)

$1191 - $1565

93 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Baystate Place - Springfield, MA 01104
35

Springfield, MA 01104

$737 - $981

0-2 Beds 1 Bath

Edgewood Apartments - Westfield, MA 01085
10

Westfield, MA 01085

$861 - $931

2 Beds 1 Bath

Westfield, MA (Springfield Hill)


$861 - $931

84 Units 2 Beds 1 Bath

Park Square Townhouses - Westfield, MA 01085
2
(6)

Westfield, MA 01085

$880

2 Beds 1 Bath

Westfield, MA (Springfield Hill)

(6)

$880

80 Units 2 Beds 1 Bath

Windsor Crossing - Bloomfield, CT 06002
22
(4)

Bloomfield, CT 06002

$1400 - $1600

2-3 Beds 1 Bath

Bloomfield, CT

(4)

$1400 - $1600

111 Units 2-3 Beds 1 Bath

Fox Hill Commons - Vernon, CT 06066
15
(3)

Vernon, CT 06066

$1050 - $1400

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Briarwood Place - Chicopee, MA 01013
6

Chicopee, MA 01013

$795 - $925

1 Bed 1 Bath

Chicopee, MA (Willimansett)


$795 - $925

54 Units 1 Bed 1 Bath

Little River Crossing - Westfield, MA 01085
3
(5)

Westfield, MA 01085

$795 - $995

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Westfield, MA (Wolfpit Meadows)

(5)

$795 - $995

61 Units 1-2 Beds 1 Bath

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