Framingham

Diverse city in a convenient location with many great parks, shops & restaurants.

Did You Know?


Framingham, the hub of a region known as "MetroWest", offers a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural qualities. It's a diverse community and was just voted to change from a town to be a city in 2018. It has excellent access to most major routes and has commuter rail access.  You can find condos starting from the $150's and townhouses going up to the mid $800's, and single family homes range from the mid $200's up to over 1 Million. There are different areas to the city the downtown where you'll find town hall and the commuter rail. Framingham center where the town common, much of our historic district is, and Framingham State University. Further north Framingham off Edgell road in you'll find local farms and horses and it has a more rural feel. The area of Nobscot has the boy scout reservation at Mt Nobscot. Here are some other facts about Framingham:
  • Founded in 1700
  • Location: 20 miles west of downtown Boston
  • Just west of Natick and Wayland, south of Sudbury and west of Ashland
  • 2010 Census Population: 68,318
  • Form of Government: Mayor + 11-member City Council
  • Framingham contains three nationally registered historic districts and five local historic districts

close up of Framingham Town Hall entry showing pediment and tops of columns and the word Framingham
 

Framingham is home to the following company headquarters:

Bose
Staples
TJX
Genzyme
Jacks Abby Brewery

Public / Institutional Sector

Movies

Shopping


Both shopping locations are located along the Route 9 retail corridor and adjacent to the recently renovated Natick Mall.

Recreation

Framingham boasts numerous state and local parks, including six major ponds, three local beaches, and two golf courses. In addition, ski slopes and ocean beaches are just an hour away from Framingham's centralized location. 
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About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Great nightlife
Beach life
Golfing
Walking / Hiking trails
Shoppers world
Callahan State park
Cushing park
Commuter rail
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