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Woburn MA

“Betwixt and between” is the story of Woburn, Massachusetts right from its beginning in 1640.

Geographically the city is near the head of the Mystic River Valley, about 10 miles northwest of Boston and roughly halfway to Lowell. The towns of Burlington, Lexington, Reading, Stoneham, Wilmington, and Winchester border the city.

Woburn’s economic base is, and always was diverse. With the opening of the Middlesex Canal in 1803 and the Boston & Lowell Railroad in 1835, industrialization exploded. By 1885, the primarily agrarian economy peppered with small tanners and shoemaking operations was the country’s leading leather producer. In 1940, only six tanneries remained. Today there are none.

Woburn today is a mix of residential neighborhoods, office and industrial parks and conservation areas like Horn Pond Reservation, Forest Park and Shaker Glen.

>> Visit Woburn Website

>> History of Woburn

>> Woburn Stats & Demographics

 

Things To Do in Woburn:

Horn Pond Trail

Showcase Cinema

VinKari Safari

Woburn Bowladrome

Dave & Buster's 

 

Restaurants in Woburn:

110 Grill

The Restaurant

Polcari's 

Peppercorn House

The Brickyard

Maki Maki

Tudo na Brasa

 

Shopping in Woburn:

Woburn Village - stores include TJ Maxx, DSW, Market Basket and Home Sense

 

Woburn Schools:

Woburn Memorial High School

Shamrock Elementary School

Reeves Elementary School

Malcom White Elementary School

Linscott Elementary School

Kennedy Middle School

Joyce Middle School

Goodyear Elementary School

Hurld Wyman Elementary School

Altavesta Elementary School

 

Living in Woburn:

For Sale in Woburn

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