South Hadley—Population 16,685
South Hadley is home to Mt. Holyoke College. Graced by the elegant and venerable architecture of the college, the town center hosts a charming collection of shops and restaurants. A wonderful (locally-owned!) bookstore attracts well-known writers for readings, while the college offers lectures and performances. South Hadley offers numerous condominium complexes, and more affordable housing in the “South Hadley Falls” part of town.