Towns – Medford

Medford, MA 02153, 02155, 02156

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Just a few miles north of Boston, the town of Medford, Massachusetts sits on the Mystic River. Two well-known holiday songs were written by Medford residents. James Pierpont was inspired to write “Jingle Bells” as he watched a sleigh race from Medford to Malden. Lydia Maria Child wrote a poem about her trip across town to her grandparents’ house, now the classic song “Over the River and Through the Woods”. There are six well-known neighborhoods in Medford; West Medford, North Medford, Wellington, Medford Square, South Medford, Medford Hillside, and Lawrence Estates. Tufts University, a prestigious college well known for its international and study abroad programs, is located in the neighborhood of Medford Hillside.

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Settled: 1630
Incorporated: 1892
County: Middlesex

Medford MA Population:
2008: 55,573
2000: 55,765
1990: 57,407

Medford, MA Chamber of Commerce
425 High Street #4A
Medford, MA 02155
Ph: 781-396-1277

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