Its population is approximately 160,000; however the Hartford-Springfield Knowledge Corridor Metropolitan Area features 1.9 millionBasketball was invented there, (1891,) as were the American car, (1893,) the motorcycle, (1901,) and the fire engine, (1905,) among many other inventions. It is know as "The City of Firsts."
Springfield sites and eventsEdit
Springfield tornado disaster - 06/01/11Edit
"The City of Firsts"Edit
The first modern fire engine was manufactured in Springfield in 1905, by Knox Automobile. Springfield had the world's first modern fire department.