Towns – West Roxbury

West Roxbury, MA 02130

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Nestled between the towns of Dedham, Roslindale, Brookline, and Newton is the Boston suburb of West Roxbury, Massachusetts. West Roxbury is home to a strong Irish community, filled with civil and political activism. At one point in its history, West Roxbury was the site of an experimental utopian community called Brook Farm that was frequented by such people as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Margaret Fuller. Local historical landmarks include Westerly Burial Ground, Theodore Parker Church, and the Boston United Hand in Hand Cemetery. Annual West Roxbury events include the Parkway Little League Parade and the Corrib Classic 5K Road Race.

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Settled: 1630
Founded: 1851
Dissolved: 1873
County: Suffolk

West Roxbury, MA Population:
2008: 24,058
2000: 28,663
1990: 29,706
1980: 31,333

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