Introduction to Tyngsborough, Massachusetts
Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 4 miles NW of Lowell, Massachusetts and 28 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is located in the Lowell metropolitan area. Tyngsborough has a population of 11,081.
In 1661, Tyngsborough was first settled in by Europeans. At that time it was a part of Dunstable Township. The town was named after Colonel Jonathan Tyng, the founder of Tyngsborough. Tyng settled in the town in 1675. Tyngsborough was separated from the Dunstable in 1789 and was incorporated on February 23, 1809. In the early 1930s, a single-arched iron bridge was constructed over the Merrimack River.
Tyngsborough and nearby Attractions
- Merrimack River
- Whistler House Museum Of Art
- Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest
- Children's Museum
Things To Do In Tyngsborough
Tyngsborough is also known as the "Gateway to the White Mountains" and features a number of scenic landscapes. The town features a campground where you can enjoy a day trip with your family and friends. You can also enjoy whitewater paddling, fishing and swimming at Assabet River.
The nearest major airport is Boston Logan International.
Tyngsborough Higher Education
University of Massachusetts - Lowell is nearby.