Introduction to Sudbury, Massachusetts

Sudbury, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 8 miles N of Framingham, Massachusetts (center to center) and 18 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is considered part of the Boston metropolitan area.

Sudbury History

In 1638, Sudbury was first settled in. In 1639, it was incorporated as a town. The Wayside Inn is one of the noted historical landmarks of the town as is the country's oldest operating inn. This inn originally belonged to the Howe family. Later on, Henry Ford owned it, between 1923 and 1940. He expanded the property, which includes the Old Grist Mill, a boy’s school, Redstone Schoolhouse and the Martha-Mary Chapel. During the post-war period, there was a rapid growth of industry and population in Sudbury. It also included a number of greenhouse operations and was one of the major carnation growing towns.

Sudbury and nearby Attractions

  • Martha Mary Chapel
  • Minute Man National Historical Park
  • Olive Garden
  • First Parish of Sudbury

Things To Do In Sudbury

There are many historical sites and churches in Sudbury. The town also includes shopping centers, theaters and restaurants as well as a number of sports facilities. Each June, the town of Sudbury organizes the RiverFest.

Sudbury Transportation

Boston Logan International is the nearest major airport.

Sudbury Higher Education

Framingham State College is close to the town.

Sudbury Almanac

County Middlesex County
Standard Zip Codes01776
Phone Area Codes978
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.36
Approximate Longitude-71.4

Sudbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance7.7 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
Distance9.2 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
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Sudbury Public Libraries

Goodnow Public Library
Sudbury, Massachusetts
(978) 443-1035

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Sudbury Public Schools

Ephraim Curtis Middle
22 Pratts Mill Road
ZIP: 1776
(978) 443-1071
Total Enrollment 1010
General John Nixon Elementary
472 Concord Road
ZIP: 1776
(978) 443-1080
Total Enrollment 384
Israel Loring School
80 Woodside Road
ZIP: 1776
(978) 579-0870
Total Enrollment 466
Josiah Haynes
169 Haynes Road
ZIP: 1776
(978) 443-1093
Total Enrollment 406
Lincoln-sudbury Regional High
390 Lincoln Rd
ZIP: 1776
(978) 443-9961
Total Enrollment 1617
Peter Noyes
280 Old Sudbury Road
ZIP: 1776
(978) 443-1085
Total Enrollment 608

Sudbury Private Schools

Apple Valley Montessori School
142 North Rd
ZIP: 1776
Total Enrollment 22
Corwin-russell School At Broccoli Hall
142 North Rd
ZIP: 1776
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 56
Willow Hill School
98 Haynes Rd
ZIP: 1776
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 60
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Grist mill Longfellow's Wayside Inn between 1900 and 1920

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Grist mill Longfellow's Wayside Inn between 1900 and 1920

Longfellow's Wayside Inn between 1900 and 1920

Lower hall Longfellow's Wayside Inn between 1900 and 1920

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