Introduction to Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Tewksbury, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 5 miles E of Lowell, Massachusetts and 19 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Lowell metropolitan area.

Tewksbury History

In 1637, Tewksbury was settled in for the first time. Originally, it was a part of Billerica. In 1734, Tewksbury was incorporated as a town and was named after the town of Tewkesbury, England. The Town Hall of Tewksbury was constructed in 1825.

Tewksbury and nearby Attractions

  • Rogers Park
  • Lowell-Dracut-Tyngsboro State Forest
  • Great Brook Farm State Park
  • Whistler House Museum Of Art

Things To Do In Tewksbury

Tewksbury offers a number of recreational activities including parks, playgrounds, and basketball courts. You can also enjoy bowling at the Collins Bowling Alley. In addition, the Tewksbury Recreation Department organizes a number of summer recreation programs.

Tewksbury Transportation

Boston Logan International is the nearest major airport.

Tewksbury Higher Education

The nearest university is University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Tewksbury Almanac

County Middlesex County
Standard Zip Codes01876
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.61
Approximate Longitude-71.23

Tewksbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip44 inches
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches
Distance8.3 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

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LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Tewksbury Public Libraries

Tewksbury Public Library
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
(978) 640-4490

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Tewksbury Public Schools

165 Shawsheen Street
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7865
Total Enrollment 365
John F. Ryan
135 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7880
Total Enrollment 600
John W. Wynn Middle
1 Griffin Way
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7846
Total Enrollment 656
L F Dewing
1469 Andover Street
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7858
Total Enrollment 484
Louise Davy Trahan
12 Salem Rd
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7870
Total Enrollment 242
North Street
133 North Street
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7875
Total Enrollment 307
Tewksbury Memorial High
320 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 1876
(978) 640-7825
Total Enrollment 1004

Tewksbury Private Schools

Knowledge Beginnings
200 Old Main St
ZIP: 1876
Total Enrollment 10
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