Introduction to Westford, Massachusetts

Westford, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 6 miles SW of Lowell, Massachusetts and 24 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is part of the Lowell metropolitan statistical area.

Westford History

Westford was originally a part of Chelmsford, which is now a neighboring town. It was established in 1635 and was incorporated as a separate town in 1729. Its major industries from the late 18th to early 19th centuries revolved around the production of apples, granite and worsted yarn. However, it eventually became a hub for technology firms.

Westford and nearby Attractions

  • Parish Center for the Arts
  • Roudenbush Community Center
  • Westford Museum and Historical Society
  • J.V. Fletcher Library
  • The Butterfly Place
  • Nashoba Valley Ski Resort

Things To Do In Westford

Westford has several interesting places. The arts and community centers regularly hold concerts and exhibitions. Kimball Farm is an excellent miniature golf course which also hosts events featuring live music and classic car shows. The Westford Museum provides interesting insights into the area’s history.

Westford Transportation

Boston Logan International Airport is a half an hour drive away.

Westford Higher Education

The University of Massachusetts is nearby.

Westford Almanac

County Middlesex County
Standard Zip Codes01886
Phone Area Codes5,08,978
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.58
Approximate Longitude-71.43

Westford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance6.1 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
Distance10.3 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
Distance16.1 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

Westford Public Libraries

J. V. Fletcher Library
Westford, Massachusetts
(978) 692-5555

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Westford Public Schools

Abbot Elementary
25 Depot Street
ZIP: 1886
(978) 692-5580
Total Enrollment 390
Blanchard Middle
14 West Street
ZIP: 1886
(978) 692-5582
Total Enrollment 592
Col John Robinson
60 Concord Road
ZIP: 1886
(978) 692-5586
Total Enrollment 265
Day Elementary
75 East Prescott Street
ZIP: 1886
(978) 692-5591
Total Enrollment 375
John A. Crisafulli Elementary School
13 Robinson Road
ZIP: 1886
(978) 392-4483
Total Enrollment 379
Millennium Elementary
23 Depot Street
ZIP: 1886
(978) 692-5565
Total Enrollment 105
99 Plain Road
ZIP: 1886
(978) 692-5583
Total Enrollment 343
Nashoba Valley Technical High School
100 Littleton Road
ZIP: 1886
(978) 692-4711
Total Enrollment 735
Rita E. Miller Elementary School
1 Mitchell Way
ZIP: 1886
(978) 392-4476
Total Enrollment 321
Stony Brook School
9 Farmer Way
ZIP: 1886
(978) 692-2708
Total Enrollment 735
Westford Academy
30 Patten Road
ZIP: 1886
(978) 692-5570
Total Enrollment 1634

Westford Private Schools

Kindercare Learning Center - Westford
26 Carlisle Rd
ZIP: 1886
Total Enrollment 10
Next Generation Childrens Center
9 Power Rd
ZIP: 1886
Total Enrollment 12
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