Welcome to Westborough
The Town of Westborough has a population of 19,037 and was ranked one of the best places to live in Massachusetts” and the #1 in Best Places to Live in Worcester County by Niche Media. Living in Westborough offers residents an urban-suburban mix with excellent restaurants, coffee shops, shopping, extensive public services for all ages, and active recreation programs on its lakes, woodlands, and playing fields.
Since its incorporation in 1717 as the 100th town in Massachusetts, Westborough has grown from a settlement of orchards and dairies into a dynamic community with a healthy mix of residences, wooded trails, and industry. At the intersection of the Mass Pike, Route 495 and Route 9, Westborough is an ideal location for business headquarters. Westborough has also emerged as a regional center for office development, with 35 percent of its employment devoted to the service sector.
The town is located 12 miles east of Worcester and 29 miles west of Boston, and the local commuter rail station provides easy access to Boston and Worcester.