State & Local Government
Mass.gov: Cities & Towns 
Information on the 351 cities and towns of Massachusetts. Includes contact information, local cultural councils and public health data.
My Election Information 
Enter your address to find where to vote and information about your elected officials. From the Secretary of the Commonwealth. 
A Citizen’s Guide to Massachusetts State Services
Information about state services, agencies and contact points. From the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
U.S. Department of State: Background Notes 
Includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
CIA: World Factbook
Provides information on the history, people,government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.