Maynard, Massachusetts

Introduction to Maynard, Massachusetts

Maynard, Massachusetts is 11 miles N of Framingham, Massachusetts and 21 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Middlesex county. The town is part of the Boston metro area. The population of Maynard is 10,433.

Maynard History

Located on the banks of the Assabet River, the city of Maynard was first settled in 1638. The area was named as Maynard after a local mill owner, Amory Maynard. The community grew untill the mills were shut down and sold to local businessmen. It is not known whether they perished altogether, but the old mill complex is still remembered for its oldest working hand wound clock.

Maynard and nearby Attractions

Things To Do In Maynard

One can have a trip to the nearby plantation area in Maynard. The old churches and worshipping venues are great tourist attractions. You can visit the museums and national parks located near the city. The old mills in their ruins are also interesting tourist places.

Maynard Transportation

Boston Logan International is the nearest airport.

Maynard Higher Education

Higher education is provided by Middlesex Community College.