Introduction to Winthrop, Massachusetts
Winthrop, Massachusetts, in Suffolk county, is 4 miles E of Boston, Massachusetts. The people of the town are in the Boston metropolitan area. Winthrop has a population of 18,303.
Originally, the town currently known as Winthrop was a part of an area called Winnesimmet, which was annexed by Boston in 1632. In 1635, the area was first settled in, and it was incorporated as a town in 1852. It was named after the youngest son of the first Governor of Massachusetts, Deane Winthrop. In fact, Deane’s home is one of the oldest buildings of Winthrop.
Winthrop and nearby Attractions
- Deane Winthrop House
- Belle Isle Marsh
- Deer Island
- Museum of Science
Things To Do In Winthrop
The town of Winthrop offers breathtaking ocean-side views. The town also includes several shopping areas, parks and restaurants. In addition, the town organizes 4th of July Fireworks and Summer Concert Series.
Winthrop is a few minute drive to Boston Logan International Airport.
Winthrop Higher Education
The nearest college is Bunker Hill Community College.