Acton, an affluent & archetypal New England town, sits 21 miles West/Northwest of Boston and borders both Concord & Boxborough. Acton embraces the traditional New England town hall meetings as a way to encourage community involvement in town matters.
Founded in 1735, Acton is comprised of five separate villages. Acton Center serves as the civic center of the town and houses the major municipal buildings including the town hall, police & fire stations, congregational church, public library, arboretum, and town commons. West Acton, developed as a commercial center during the advent of the railroad, still hosts a variety of commercial buildings along Route 111. South Acton serves as one of the most historic areas of town as it was once home to the majority of industrial enterprises and mills which were powered by Fort Pond Brook. The Faulkner House, the longest standing homestead in Acton, and historic Jones Tavern both reside in South Acton. … Read More
Acton has various options for commuters. The Fitchburg Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail has a stop in South Acton and provides access to surrounding towns including Leominster, Concord, Lincoln, Waltham, Belmont, Cambridge and Boston. State routes 2, 2A, 27, 62, 111, & 119 cross through Acton while I-495 & I-95/Route 128 are each a short drive away. Bus service between Copley Square and Acton is provided by Yankee Lines.
Map of Acton, MA
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