Introduction to Melrose, Massachusetts
Melrose, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 2 miles N of Malden, Massachusetts and 6 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. The city is part of the Boston metropolitan statistical area. About 27,134 people live in Melrose.
Melrose was known first as Ponde Fielde due to the abundance of ponds and streams. It was also called Mystic Side since it is located to the north of the Mystic River. The city got its name from the borough in Melrose, Scotland.The name was suggested by William Bogle who was a native of Scotland and lived in North Malden for many years.
Melrose and nearby Attractions
- Mount Hood Golf Course
- Towers Plaza
- Bellevue Golf Club
- Long Pond
- First Baptist Church Library
- Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church
Things To Do In Melrose
Tourist places in Melrose comprise a number of nature parks and highlands. There are many local attractions as well as vacation spots nearby. Since Melrose has been home to many eminent artists and authors, one can stroll around and visit their old residences, which bear the rich legacy of the city.
Boston Logan International is the nearest airport.
Melrose Higher Education
Higher education is offered by Tuffs University.