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Westford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

"Westford, a post-village in Westford township, Middlesex co., Mass., about 7 miles W.S.W. of Lowell, with a station on the Stony Brook Railroad and on the Nashua, Acton & Boston Railroad, 30 miles N.W. of Boston. It has 3 churches and an academy. It is on a hill which commands a beautiful view. The township contains Graniteville, and has a granite-quarry and a pop. (1890) of 2250."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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Prospect Hill Farm, Westford, Mass. Residence of Chas. L. Hildreth.
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  • 25. WESTFORD. [Pop. 1,436. Inc. 1729.]
    Westford was so called probably from its having been the western precinct or parish of Chelmsford.

    This town furnishes a large quantity of ... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Westford
    This town was formerly a part of Chelmsford grant; after a long controversy it was incorporated as a distinct town in 1729. "The church and society... Read MORE...

  • Westford Massachusetts, 1890
    Westford is a prosperous farming and manufacturing town of 2,193 inhabitants, occupying an elevated site between the Merrimack, Concord and Nashua... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Westford, a post-village in Westford township (town), Middlesex co., Mass., about 7 miles WSW. of Lowell, on the Boston and Maine R. It has... Read MORE...

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