Boasting a non urban motif, West Boylston is a hop, skip and jump
away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Bursting with a flavorful
history, an industrious spirit, and an excellent school system West
Boylston is the perfect place to hang your hat. West Boylston has
many well-kept sub-divisions and because of the close proximity
to Worcester or Worcester county, most West Boylston's work there.
I-190 passes through town making it easy to get to Routes 9,20,
I-90 and I-495 and Boston is just 40 miles away as well.
What enticed early settlers to call West Boylston home in the early
1700's? One word, one vast meaning, water. The sweet valley
encumbered with fertile soil was created by the
Stillwater Rivers meeting together to form the southern end of the
Nashua River. Everything prospered,
L.M. Harris Cotton Mill and the
Cowee Grist Mill. During the late 1800's the state began taking
over much of the land. The purpose behind this was to build the
as a part of a state wide campaign to upgrade the network of water
supplies. The need to quench the growing thirst of the up and coming
Boston Metropolitan Area was the main reason the reservoir was built.
Nothing good can come without a price. In order for there to be
room for this reservoir, people's home, farms and mills were
torn down. Four churches, eight schools, and an abundance of fruit
trees were also destroyed. Then end result had 1,700 residents displaced,
not to mention they had to up root an entire cemetery and re-bury
the caskets. That reservoir still stands today as one the town's
most haunting memories and landmarks. Believe it or not, but West
Boylston was once a part of
Boylston. A petition was signed and approved in 1792 to allow West
Boylston to become its own parish. West Boylston became incorporated
The residents of West Boylston are always striving to maximize
their full potential.
Ezra Beaman became one of the earliest leaders for West Boylston.
He consecutively served as the West Boylston's treasurer,
selectman and he was
the first in the town to become a representative to the state legislature.
Another distinguished member of the West Boylston landscape is Robert B. Thomas. He created the renowned
Home is where the heart is. Let your heart point you in our direction.
West Boylston is waiting for you to make her your new home.
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