Acton is a suburban community located 25 miles northwest of Boston. The town has retained much of its rural New England character, as evidenced by the traditional town center, its green, fine examples of historic architecture, and its stone walls and tree-lined country roads. A wide range of retail stores and services, a community theater, various types of commercial recreation and the Children's Discovery Museum and Science Discovery Museum can all be found in Acton.

Highways: State Route 2 and 111, Interstate Route 495- Exit 31, Route 119
Subway: The nearest MBTA 'T' station is Alewife, Cambridge, 15 miles to the south of Burlington (the station has a large parking garage) 
Commuter Rail: South Acton Commuter Rail Station, 10 Central Street

Schools and Education
Acton-Boxborough Regional HS
Conant Elementary
Douglas Elementary
Gates Elementary
McCarthy-Towne Elementary 
Merriam Elementary 
Carol Huebner Early Childhood Program

Additional Info
Town Hall: 978 929-6611
Fire Department: 978 264-9645
Police Department: 978 264-9638
Town Website:

Incorporated in: 1735
Population: 21,977
Total Area: 20.3 sq. miles
Land Area: 20 sq. miles
Density: 1,106 per sq. mile
Median Household Income: $124,169
Median household Size: 2.66