Goshen is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town has a rural atmosphere, with only one general store, a post office, Elementary school, and town hall. The town encompasses both the Upper and Lower Highland lake, Upper being a part of the D.A.R. State Forest. The Lower Highland Lake is privately held by a homeowners association for families who own year long and summer properties on the lake. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 17.7 square miles (46 Square Kilometer), of which, 17.4 square miles (45 Square Kilometer) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 Square Kilometer) of it (1.98%) is water.