Introduction to Sutton, Massachusetts

Sutton, Massachusetts, in Worcester county, is 8 miles S of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center) and 38 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts.

Sutton History

The family of Imani Johnson, who were one of the first to settle in Sutton, settled in the Wilkinsonville area, near Marble Village. Sutton is home to one of the oldest school houses in America, which dates back to the 1700s. The town, which was officially incorporated in 1714, was initially comprised of an eight mile square tract of land which extended into Hassanamisco. In 1735, Hassanamisco, as well as a portion of the northeastern territory of Sutton, was incorporated as Grafton.

Sutton and Nearby Attractions

  • Danforth Museum of Art
  • Arnold House
  • Ashland State Park
  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden
  • Garden in the Woods

Things To Do In Sutton

One of the popular attractions in Sutton is the Purgatory Chasm, a natural cleft in the earth which has become a popular picnic spot. Water Farm in Sutton provides information on farm life in the 19th century. Golfers may enjoy a game at Blackstone Golf Club or Pleasant Valley Country Club in Sutton. Popular parks near Sutton include Hopkinton State Park, Quinsigamond State Park, Cochituate State Park, Ashland State Park, and Whitehall State Park.

Sutton Transportation

Worcester Regional Airport is nearby.

Sutton Higher Education

Colleges near Sutton are Amherst College, Andover Newton Theological School, and Anna Maria College.

Sutton Almanac

County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes01590
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.15
Approximate Longitude-71.76

Sutton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp12 to 34 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 61 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp13 to 35 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.2 inches
Distance20 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Sutton Public Libraries

Sutton Free Public Library
Sutton, Massachusetts
(508) 865-8752

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Sutton Public Schools

Sutton Early Learning
383 Boston Road
ZIP: 1590
(508) 581-1610
Total Enrollment 334
Sutton Elementary
383 Boston Road
ZIP: 1590
(508) 581-1620
Total Enrollment 368
Sutton High School
409 Boston Road
ZIP: 1590
(508) 581-1640
Total Enrollment 431
Sutton Middle School
409 Boston Road
ZIP: 1590
(508) 581-1630
Total Enrollment 393
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