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Acton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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Modern town borders of Acton in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.


Brief History[edit | edit source]

Town Hall[edit | edit source]

472 Main St
Acton, MA 01720

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

472 MAIN STREET
ACTON, MA 01720
Phone: 978-929-6620
Fax: 978-929-6340
Email: clerk@acton-ma.gov
Website

Quick Facts[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Acton,_Massachusetts

3 July 1735: Established as a town, from part of Concord.

Archiac names of the municipality: Iron Work Farm, New Grant, Concord Village, Willard's Farms.

Section/Village names: Acton Center, East Acton, Ellsworth (extinct), North Acton, South Acton, West Acton

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

11 December 1747: Boundaries between Acton and Concord established.

28 April 1780: Part included in the district of Carlisle.

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Go to Archive.org to find published materials for this town.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemetery Department
472 Main Street
Acton, MA 02120

Mount Hope[edit | edit source]

166 Central Street
West Acton
Records at Woodlawn Cemetery office

  1. Findagrave.com
North Acton aka North Part[edit | edit source]

Carlisle Road
Records at Woodlawn Cemetery office

  1. Findagrave.com
Woodlawn[edit | edit source]

104 Concord Road

  1. Findagrave.com

Adjacent towns: Middlesex Co.: Boxborough | Carlisle | Concord | Littleton | Maynard | Stow | Sudbury | Westford