Introduction to Leicester, Massachusetts
Leicester, Massachusetts, in Worcester county, is 5 miles W of Worcester, Massachusetts and 44 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is conveniently located inside the Worcester metropolitan area. There are an estimated 10,471 people in Leicester.
Although no significant battles of the American Revolution were fought in the region that is today known as Leicester, the citizens of the area played a major role in the beginning of the conflict. Leicester thus holds an important place in the history of America. The town of Leicester was first settled in the year 1713. It was officially incorporated in 1714.
Leicester and nearby Attractions
- Leicester Historical Society
- Playoff Arcade
- American Bowling Lanes
- Yamate Amusements
- National Amusements
- AMF Bowling Centers-AMF Bowling Lanes
Things To Do In Leicester
The city offers a variety of things to do for people of all ages and tastes. One can embark on a sightseeing trip with family members or friends and explore the various tourist attractions situated in and around the city or get educated on the history of Leicester in one of the many historical buildings.
The local airport to Leicester is Worcester Regional.
Leicester Higher Education
The nearest college that serves the city is Worcester State College.