Introduction to Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Chelmsford, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 3 miles SW of Lowell, Massachusetts and 22 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Lowell metropolitan area. Chelmsford contains a population of approximately 33,858.
The town of Chelmsford was founded by the settlers from the communities of Concord and Woburn. It was incorporated in May, 1655. The town was named after Chelmsford, England. Originally, Chelmsford also included parts of Carlisle and Tyngsboro, the neighboring town of Westford as well as a large part of what is present-day Lowell. The town of Chelmsford celebrated its 350th anniversary in 2005.
Chelmsford and nearby Attractions
- Garrison House
- Sky Meadows Golf Course
- Lowell National Historic Park
- Edward A. Lelacheur Park
- Boston Children's Museum
Things To Do In Chelmsford
Chelmsford offers several parks and playgrounds as well as restaurants and other entertainment options. In fact, there are so many things to do near Chelmsford that you will rarely get bored during your stay. To keep yourself busy during leisure times, you can also go apple picking in the orchards in Chelmsford.
Air transportation is available from Boston Logan International Airport.
Chelmsford Higher Education
The nearest college is University of Massachusetts Lowell.