Tewksbury is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. The people was 28,961.
Tewksbury was first settled in 1637 as well as was officially incorporated on December 17, 1734, from Billerica. There is no proof that the community was called after Tewkesbury, England. Still, Tewksbury, Massachusetts and also Tewkesbury, England kept connected with a local board called the twinning board. Among the earliest areas of neighborhood is the location around the Shawsheen River. This is where the Shawshin individuals exercised, allowing them access to a superb food source with fishing in the river. Tewksbury was additionally recognized for a historic browse through by President Andrew Jackson, visiting at regional pub, Brown’s Tavern.
On July 24, 1857, a reliable storm brushed up with Tewksbury. The tempest started at Round Fish pond as a little water spout, as well as traveled west and afterwards southeast to the Shawsheen River. It dissipated at North Wilmington. Countless corn fields in addition to orchards were significantly damaged, with one house having its roof blown off. The tornado was effective enough to flatten barns and sheds, bring up large trees by their roots, as well as sweep away as well as additionally eliminate a team of oxen. As a result of the thin populace, as well as houses situated above the valley flooring, no one was killed, as well as simply a few people were injured.
According to the UNITED STATES Demographics Bureau, the community has an overall area of 21.1 square miles (55 km2), of which 20.7 square miles (54 km2) is land as well as likewise 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), or 1.61%, is water.
The Merrimack River develops part of the north border of Tewksbury, as well as the Shawsheen River goes through the southerly end of community also.
Tewksbury remains in the Greater Lowell city. The community lies around 19 miles (31 km) north-northwest of Boston along I-93 as well as additionally I-495 (Boston’s external beltway). Tewksbury is bordered by the city of Lowell to the northwest, Dracut to the north (unreachable throughout the Merrimack), Andover to the northeast, Wilmington to the southeast, and Billerica to the southwest. Tewksbury additionally fulfills the town of Chelmsford at a factor in the middle of the Concord River together with Lowell and also Billerica.
The LRTA 12 bus affixes Tewksbury to Lowell as well as Wilmington on the MBTA Traveler Rail Lowell Line. In July 2017, Massachusetts Guv Charlie Baker along with different other Baker administration transport officials looked into a construction job in the city to highlight $2.8 billion spent during Baker’s management on highway building jobs as well as enhancements to bridges, junctions, and likewise walkways.
Tewksbury, like the majority of areas in Massachusetts, runs under a New England community type of government. Everyday management is led by a Community Supervisor, that reports to the town’s 5 member Board of Selectmen. Every springtime the town holds an Open Area Fulfilling where the spending plan is sent for authorization by the neighborhood’s citizens.
Tewksbury MA is located in the sixth Congressional District as well as also for this reason represented in your house of Reps by Seth Moulton of Salem. In the Senate by Senators Ed Markey of Malden and also Elizabeth Warren of Cambridge.
Tewksbury is simply one of the a great deal extra Republican-leaning communities in the Commonwealth. It was amongst minority areas that sustained John McCain over Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential Political election. In the unique political election to change the late Ted Kennedy, Tewksbury maintained Scott Brown over Martha Coakley by a 2-to-1 margin.