Introduction to Maynard, Massachusetts
Maynard, Massachusetts is 11 miles N of Framingham, Massachusetts and 21 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Middlesex county. The town is part of the Boston metro area. The population of Maynard is 10,433.
Located on the banks of the Assabet River, the city of Maynard was first settled in 1638. The area was named as Maynard after a local mill owner, Amory Maynard. The community grew untill the mills were shut down and sold to local businessmen. It is not known whether they perished altogether, but the old mill complex is still remembered for its oldest working hand wound clock.
Maynard and nearby Attractions
- Maynard Country Club
- Taylor Brook
- Union Congregational Church
- Saint Bridgets Church
- Glenwood Cemetery
- Vose Pond
Things To Do In Maynard
One can have a trip to the nearby plantation area in Maynard. The old churches and worshipping venues are great tourist attractions. You can visit the museums and national parks located near the city. The old mills in their ruins are also interesting tourist places.
Boston Logan International is the nearest airport.
Maynard Higher Education
Higher education is provided by Middlesex Community College.