Introduction to Danvers, Massachusetts
Danvers, Massachusetts, in Essex county, is 7 miles N of Lynn, Massachusetts and 16 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is considered part of the Boston metropolitan area. Danvers has a population of 25,212.
The area was originally inhabited by the Naumkeag people who were a part of the Massachusett Native American tribe. Modern settlers arrived in 1630. By 1636, the area was permanently settled and took the name "Salem Village." It was incorporated as a town in 1757.
Danvers and nearby Attractions
- Derby Summer House
- Endicott Park
- Glen Magna Farms
- Putnam House
- Judge Samuel Holten House
- Freyda Gallery
Things To Do In Danvers
Danvers is a beautiful place with wonderful facilities for interesting activities. One can enjoy the outdoors in any of the several parks of the city. At Endicott Park you will find the pear tree said to be oldest flourishing fruit tree in America. There also are many buildings of historical importance in Danvers.
The city is served by Boston Logan International.
Danvers Higher Education
The local institution for higher education is the North Shore Community College.