Merrimack Valley Massachusetts

Cities and Towns / Boxborough


Quick Facts:


Highways: State Route 2 and 111, Interstate Route 495

Commuter Rail: Available in South Acton and Littleton

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


Incorporated in 1783

Population: 4,996


Town Hall: 978-264-1727

Fire Department: 978-265-1770

Police Department: 978-264-1750


Total Area: 10.4 sq. miles

Land Area: 10.39 sq. miles

Density: 490.8 per sq. mile

Median Household Income: $115,639

Median Household Size: 3.25

The Town of Boxborough’s 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.

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