Chelmsford is a peaceful rural town in Massachusetts, United States. Chelmsford is 24 miles northwest of Boston, Ma. Chelmsford is a great location to live and it is also surrounded by 4 other cities. These cities are Carlisle located just to the south, and you can find Tyng borough to the north of Chelmsford, Billerica is located on its Easter border to the east, and let’s not forget the town of Westford located west. The Merrimack River borders Chelmsford to the north and the well known and popular Concord River is located to the east.
This unique town was actually named after Chelmsford, Essex, a city in England. This town was actually incorporated in May of 1655 by the Massachusetts general court. Chelmsford was originally mainly known for its lumber mills and large granite quarries. Also in Chelmsford there were many kilns as well. Farming became a prominent part of Eastern Chelmsford in the 1820s Over the next several decades, many factories were constructed there. So much so that it became a large part of the American Industrial Revolution. Chelmsford is located just off of route Route 3 near Lowell and route 128.
Chelmsford has a town representative type of government. The town’s current manager at this time is Mr. Paul Cohen