Introduction to Natick, Massachusetts

Natick, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 2 miles E of Framingham, Massachusetts and 16 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts.The town is located in the Boston metropolitan area.

Natick History

John Eliot was the first person to settle in Natick in the year 1651 with a group of "Praying Indians." He was a Puritan missionary who got huge grants from England’s Long Parliament. He tried to retain the culture of the Native Americans amongst the people. The Natick Indians were sent off to the Deer Islands during the time of King Philip. The Indian citizens of Natick and the English citizens fought the battles of Bunker Hill and Lexington in 1775. The town was officially recognized in 1781.

Natick and nearby Attractions

  • Lakewood Country Club
  • Natick Laboratories
  • Sherwood Plaza
  • East Natick Industrial Park
  • Natick Historical Society Library
  • Natick Historical Society Building
  • Leonard Morse Campus Medical Library

Things To Do In Natick

There are many historical events associated with Natick. One can visit the Natick Historical Society Building to learn about the history of Natick. Some other attractive places are Sherwood Plaza, the Building Morse Institute Library, and the Medical Library Aladdins Castle. Some of the parks that offer entertainment and amusement facilities in the city are Memorial Field, Broadmoore and Audubon Reservation. One can also pay a visit to the attractive shopping centers like the Natick Mall Shopping Center, Cloverleaf Marketplace Shopping Center or the Sherwood Plaza Shopping Center.

Natick Transportation

The closest major airport is Boston Logan International.

Natick Higher Education

Framingham State College offers higher education facilities.

Natick Almanac

County Middlesex County
Standard Zip Codes01760
Phone Area Codes5,08,774
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.28
Approximate Longitude-71.35

Natick Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance2.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationWALPOLE 2
Distance9.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Natick Public Libraries

Morse Institute Library
Natick, Massachusetts
(508) 647-6520

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Natick Hospitals

Metrowest Medical Center - Leonard Morse Campus
67 Union Street

Natick Public Schools

22 East Evergreen Rd
ZIP: 1760
(508) 647-6580
Total Enrollment 622
1 Jean Burke Drive
ZIP: 1760
(508) 647-6660
Total Enrollment 483
J F Kennedy Middle School
165 Mill Street
ZIP: 1760
(508) 647-6650
Total Enrollment 660
99 South Main Street
ZIP: 1760
(508) 647-6680
Total Enrollment 234
Lilja Elementary
41 Bacon Street
ZIP: 1760
(508) 647-6570
Total Enrollment 406
107 Eliot Street
ZIP: 1760
(508) 647-6590
Total Enrollment 433
Natick High
15 West Street
ZIP: 1760
(508) 647-6600
Total Enrollment 1603
Wilson Middle
22 Rutledge Rd
ZIP: 1760
(508) 647-6670
Total Enrollment 927

Natick Private Schools

Brandon School & Residental Treatment
27 Winter St
ZIP: 1760
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 56
Crossroad School
11 Huron Dr
ZIP: 1760
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 48
Rcs Learning Center
6 Strathmore Rd
ZIP: 1760
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 32
Riverbend School
6 Auburn St
ZIP: 1760
Total Enrollment 83
The Tobin School
73 Cottage St
ZIP: 1760
Total Enrollment 25
Walnut Hill School For The Arts
12 Highland St
ZIP: 1760
Total Enrollment 274
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