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Encyclopedia > North County (Massachusetts)

The Montachusett Region (also known as North County) is a region comprising several towns in the north-central area of Massachusetts. As it has no legal standing in state government, definitions of the region vary. This article is about the U.S. State. ...


The terms, which are used interchangeably, are usually understood to refer to the area economically tied with the small cities of Gardner, Fitchburg and Leominster. The "North County" label -- the county referred to is Worcester County -- is often used to emphasize the area's distance and separate political identity from the county seat at Worcester. Settled: 1764 â€“ Incorporated: 1785 Zip Code(s): 01440 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   Nickname: River City Settled: 1730 â€“ Incorporated: 1764 Zip Code(s): 01420 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   Nickname: Pioneer Plastics City Settled: 1653 â€“ Incorporated: 1740 Zip Code(s): 01453 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Worcester County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Worcester County Settled 1673 Incorporated 1684 Government  - Type Council-manager also known as Plan E  - City Manager Michael V. OBrien  - Mayor Konstantina B. Lukes  - City Council Dennis L. Irish Michael C. Perotto Joseph M. Petty Gary Rosen Kathleen...


The region is sometimes defined as including Fitchburg suburbs in the northwestern corner of Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The region's leading daily newspaper, the Telegram & Gazette of Worcester, publishes a "North County" daily edition and Montachusett T&G semiweekly insert, both of which cover most of the areas usually considered parts of the North County and Montachusett regions. Middlesex County is a county located in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... A newspaper is a lightweight and disposable publication (more specifically, a periodical), usually printed on low-cost paper called newsprint. ... The Worcester Telegram & Gazette is Worcester, Massachusettss only daily newspaper. ...


Montachusett-North County towns include (towns in Middlesex County marked with *):

  Ashburnham is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts. ... Ashby is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ...   Athol is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ...   Bolton is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Clinton is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Settled: 1764 â€“ Incorporated: 1785 Zip Code(s): 01440 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...   Nickname: River City Settled: 1730 â€“ Incorporated: 1764 Zip Code(s): 01420 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Official website: http://harvard. ... Hubbardston is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts. ... Meeting House, designed by noted architect Charles Bulfinch, built 1815-1817. ...   Nickname: Pioneer Plastics City Settled: 1653 â€“ Incorporated: 1740 Zip Code(s): 01453 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Seal of Lunenburg, MA Lunenburg is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts. ... Phillipston is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Petersham (pronounced Peters Ham, not Peter-shum) is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts. ... Princeton is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts. ... Royalston is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Settled: 1720 â€“ Incorporated: 1775 Zip Code(s): 01464 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ... Sterling is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 7,257. ... Templeton is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts. ... Townsend is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Westminster is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts, in the United States. ... Nickname: Toy Town Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Worcester County Settled 1753 Incorporated 1764 Government  - Type Open town meeting  - Town    Manager James Kreidler Area  - Town  44. ...

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