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Needham, Massachusetts, USA

Needham, Norfolk, MA

It was officially incorporated in 1711. Originally part of the Dedham Grant, Needham split from Dedham and was named after the town of Needham Market in Suffolk, England, a neighbor of the English town of Dedham. kids.kiddle.co

Needham includes: Highlandville (Needham Highlands), Bird's Hill Station, and Charles River Village.
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  • 1680 - Needham is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1711 - Needham is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - NEEDHAM. [Pop. 1,488. Inc. 1711.]
    Needham was originally a part of Dedham.

    Charles River forms the greater part of its boundary, and enables it to have factories of paper,...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Needham
    Needham, a post-township in Norfolk co., Massachusetts, 14 miles W. S. W. from Boston, intersected by the Boston and Worcester railroad. Population,...Read MORE...


  • Needham Massachusetts, 1890
    Needham lies in the northern part of Norfolk County, its boundaries marked on three sides (except a mile or two at the southeast) by the circuitous...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Needham
    Need'ham, a post-village in Needham township, Norfolk co., Mass., on the New York & New England Railroad, 12 miles S.W. of Boston. It has several...Read MORE...


  • Needham, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall
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  • Needham, Massachusetts, USA
    Great Plain Avenue, Business Section, Needham, Mass.
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  • 1906
    Needham, a post-village in Needham township (town), Norfolk co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 12 miles SW. of Boston. It has...Read MORE...


  • Needham, Massachusetts, USA
    Great Plain Ave., Looking East, Needham, Mass.
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Great Plain Ave., Looking East, Needham, Mass.
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  • 1680 - Needham is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1711 - Needham is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - NEEDHAM. [Pop. 1,488. Inc. 1711.]
    Needham was originally a part of Dedham.

    Charles River forms the greater part of its boundary, and enables it to have factories of paper,... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Needham
    Needham, a post-township in Norfolk co., Massachusetts, 14 miles W. S. W. from Boston, intersected by the Boston and Worcester railroad. Population,... Read MORE...

  • Needham Massachusetts, 1890
    Needham lies in the northern part of Norfolk County, its boundaries marked on three sides (except a mile or two at the southeast) by the circuitous... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Needham
    Need'ham, a post-village in Needham township, Norfolk co., Mass., on the New York & New England Railroad, 12 miles S.W. of Boston. It has several... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Needham, a post-village in Needham township (town), Norfolk co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 12 miles SW. of Boston. It has... Read MORE...

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