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Westford, MA Town Information

Westford is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 21,951 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 31.3 square miles (81 km2), of which 30.6 square miles (79 km2) is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) (2.30%) is water. The town is bordered by Chelmsford to the east, Tyngsborough to the north, Groton to the west, Littleton to the southwest, Acton to the south, and Carlisle to the southeast. Regionally, it is on the edge of the Merrimack Valley, Northern Middlesex County, and the Metrowest regions of Massachusetts. Colloquially, the town is divided into different regions based on location, including Forge Village, Nabnasset, Graniteville, Parker Village, and Center of Town. The town was rated as #11 Best Places to live by CNN Money in 2013.


As of the 2000 census there were 20,754 people, 6,808 households, and 5,807 families residing in the town. The population density was 678.0 people per square mile (261.8/kmē). There were 6,941 housing units at an average density of 226.8 per square mile (87.6/kmē).


Source: Wikipedia


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