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Encyclopedia > Route 27 (Massachusetts)
Route 27
Length: 73.44[1] mi (118.19 km)
Formed: by 1933
South end: Route 106 in Kingston
Major
junctions:
Route 24 in Brockton
US 1 in Walpole
Route 9 in Natick
US 20 in Wayland
Route 2 in Acton
North end: Route 4 in Chelmsford
Massachusetts State Highway Routes
< Route 26 Route 28 >

Route 27 is a north-south Massachusetts state route that runs from Kingston to Chelmsford. The route serves some of Boston's southern, western, and northwestern suburbs. Image File history File links MA_Route_27. ... A mile is a unit of length, usually used to measure distance, in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, United States customary units and Norwegian/Swedish mil. ... km redirects here. ...   Settled: 1620 â€“ Incorporated: 1726 Zip Code(s): 02364 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://www. ... Image File history File links MA_Route_24. ... Massachusetts State Highway 24 (Route 24) is a freeway (though not up to Interstate Highway standards north of I-495) in Southeastern Massachusetts, linking Fall River with the Boston metropolitan area. ...   Settled: 1700 â€“ Incorporated: 1821 Zip Code(s): 02301 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Image File history File links US_1. ... U.S. Route 1 (also called U.S. Highway 1, and abbreviated US 1) is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ... Walpole is a town located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. ... Image File history File links MA_Route_9. ... Massachusetts State Highway 9, always referred to simply as Route 9, is a major east-west state highway in Massachusetts. ...   Natick Common, Halloween 2004 Natick is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. ... Image File history File links US_20. ... U.S. Highway 20 is an east-west United States highway. ...   Settled: 1638 â€“ Incorporated: 1780 Zip Code(s): 01778 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Image File history File links MA_Route_2. ... Massachusetts State Highway 2, always referred to simply as Route 2, is a major East-West state highway in Massachusetts. ... Settled: 1680 â€“ Incorporated: 1735 Zip Code(s): 01720 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://acton-ma. ... Image File history File links MA_Route_4. ... Massachusetts Route 4, is a northwest-southeast state highway in Massachusetts. ... Chelmsford is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts located 32 miles from Boston. ... A rather strange Route 27 shield. ... Image File history File links MA_Route_26. ... Massachusetts Route 28 is a nominally north-south route running from the New Hampshire state line, through Boston and the western reaches of Norfolk and Plymouth counties, and then west-to-east on Cape Cod, finally ending as a south-north section between Chatham and Orleans. ... Image File history File links MA_Route_28. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ...   Settled: 1620 â€“ Incorporated: 1726 Zip Code(s): 02364 â€“ Area Code(s): 339 / 781 Official website: http://www. ... Chelmsford is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts located 32 miles from Boston. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City 232. ...


Route 27 is directly served by interchanges from state routes 24, 9, and 2. I-90 and I-95 only serve the route indirectly via interchanges with nearby roadways. Massachusetts State Highway 24 (Route 24) is a freeway (though not up to Interstate Highway standards north of I-495) in Southeastern Massachusetts, linking Fall River with the Boston metropolitan area. ... Massachusetts State Highway 9, always referred to simply as Route 9, is a major east-west state highway in Massachusetts. ... Massachusetts State Highway 2, always referred to simply as Route 2, is a major East-West state highway in Massachusetts. ... Interstate 90 (abbreviated I-90) is the longest interstate highway in the United States at nearly 3,100 miles (5,000 kilometers). ... Interstate 95 is 92 miles in the state of Massachusetts. ...


History

Route 27's original form was identical to the modern route south of Wayland, but north of there it followed current Route 126 into Concord. It came into its current form by 1939.   Settled: 1638 â€“ Incorporated: 1780 Zip Code(s): 01778 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Settled: 1635 â€“ Incorporated: 1635 Zip Code(s): 01742 â€“ Area Code(s): 351 / 978 Official website: http://www. ...


References

  1. ^ Executive Office of Transportation, Office of Transportation Planning - 2005 Road Inventory
  • Kelley, Neil. MA 27 (English) (route log entry). Massachusetts Route Log. neilbert.com. Retrieved on 2006-06-26.
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