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Westford, Massachusetts, USA

Westford, Middlesex, MA

Westford is a town in Middlesex County, MA that was originally part of the neighboring Chelmsford County. The town soon grew to be large enough to run its own governance and it was officially incorporate as Westford on 23rd September 1792. oldschoolgroup.com

Westford includes: Brookside Station, Chamberlain's Corner, Forge Village, Graniteville, Nabnasset, Nashoba, Nebnasset, and Parkerville.
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  • 1635 - Westford is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1729 - Westford is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - 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...


  • 1854 - Westford
    Westford, a post- village in Middlesex co., Massachusetts, near the Stony Brook rail road, 27 miles N. W. by W. from Boston, contains 2 or 3 churches ...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...


  • 1895 - Westford
    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...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...


  • Westford, Massachusetts, USA
    Union Congregational Church, Westford, Mass.
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  • Westford, Massachusetts, USA
    Westford Academy
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  • Westford, Massachusetts, USA
    Prospect Hill Farm, Westford, Mass. Residence of Chas. L. Hildreth.
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Union Congregational Church, Westford, Mass.
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Westford Academy
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Prospect Hill Farm, Westford, Mass. Residence of Chas. L. Hildreth.
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  • 1635 - Westford is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1729 - Westford is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - 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...

  • 1854 - Westford
    Westford, a post- village in Middlesex co., Massachusetts, near the Stony Brook rail road, 27 miles N. W. by W. from Boston, contains 2 or 3 churches ... 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...

  • 1895 - Westford
    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... 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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