Boxborough, Massachusetts

Boxborough, Massachusetts, is a small, thriving community located at the crossroads of Interstate 495 and Route 111, approximately 25 miles northwest of Boston. Its excellent school system, high quality housing, convenient location, and scenic, historic and rural character make Boxborough an attractive community in which to live and work. From its agricultural roots, Boxborough has cherished its open and wooded spaces, and now can prize its place in the Information Age.

The rugged, hilly terrain shows the effect of glacier scouring in its geological past. It is a small upland community with a hill-top town center featuring well-preserved Federal period houses. Much of the community retains its historical character. Boxborough has an early agricultural history, which includes apple orchards and dairy farming.

Boxborough, MA

Quick Facts

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Total Area:
10.4 sq. miles
Land Area:
10.39 sq. miles
490.8 per sq. mile
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City Resources

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City Transportation

State Route 2 and 111, Interstate Route 495
Commuter Rail:
Available in South Acton and Littleton

Schools and Education

Carol Huebner Early Childhood Program; Blanchard Memorial (K-6); Acton-Boxborough Regional HS; Minuteman Regional HS, Lexington; R.J. Grey JHS