The City of Methuen, Massachusetts ( 01844 ) is only 27 miles north of Boston, 11 miles from Lowell, 26 miles from Manchester, New Hampshire, and 236 miles from New York City.
Located in Northeastern Massachusetts in the Lower Merrimack Valley of Essex County, Methuen is bordered by Dracut on the west; Pelham and Salem, New Hampshire, on the northwest and north; and Lawrence and Andover on the south. Haverhill, MA borders Methuen from the east. Methuen, MA is conveniently located off of Interstates 93 and 213, which both connect to Interstate 495.
Incorporated as a town in 1726, and Methuen is about 22.41 square miles and now has a population of a little more 40,000. Methuen combines farm settings with suburban sub-divisions and urban neighborhoods. Methuen's postal zip code is 01844. You can search Methuen real estate now for free.
Methuen has played a significant role in this country's industrial revolution, which began in the Merrimack Valley. In the 19th century, the mills along the Spicket River and Spicket Falls produced hats, shoes and textiles. Today you can still see the legacies of industrial wealth in the mill buildings, as well as in the estate and civic architecture of Methuen's millionaires, the Searles, Tenney and Nevins families.
Methuen is also home of the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, which hosts the first concert organ in the United States. The Organ Hall hosts a Wednesday evening concert series during the summer months and sponsors special event concerts throughout the year.
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