Russell is a town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 1,643 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Russell is in western Hampden County, bordered by Granville to the south, Blandford to the west, Huntington to the north, Montgomery to the northeast and Westfield to the southeast. The main village, Russell, is in the northwest part of town and is a census-designated place. The village of Woronoco is in the eastern part of town. Both villages are along the Westfield River and are connected by U.S. Route 20, which leads southeast to Westfield and northwest to Lee. Interstate 90, the Massachusetts Turnpike, crosses the center of Russell, but has no exits in the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Russell has a total area of , of which are land and , or 2.39%, are water.
The town has two very different sections: South Quarter is mainly uplands at elev