The Town of Boxford is a residential community in Essex County, approximately 25 miles of Boston. Primarily rural in nature, the Town has received the prestigious Tree City USA award for the fifth consecutive year. Heavily forested with many scenic hiking tails, Boxford is home to numerous lakes, ponds, streams, wildlife, flora and fauna.
The Boxford Athletic Association manages several ball fields and a large swimming pond in the summer for children of all ages. The many trails running through the town make it popular with hikers and horse lovers. In addition, there are numerous parks near Boxford, including Bradley Palmer State Park, Harold Parker State Forest, Georgetown Rowley State Forest, and Willowdale State Forest. Popular historical sites are the Brooks Estate, the Elizabeth Boit House, the Gropius House, and the Hammond Castle. Nearby attractions include Stone Zoo and Witch Hollow Farm.Boxford is part of the Tritown community, which include Topsfield and Middleton. Masconomet Regional High School places in one of Massachusetts top Public High schools Ref p>
Estimated median home cost in 2012: $500,100. Home appreciation in 2011 has been 0.45%.
Estimated median household income in 2010: $118,162.
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