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Village Profile: Waban

Waban of Newton MA

Waban

Newton, MA


Beacon Street

Waban was named the third most affluent and well-educated zip code in the nation in a 2013 study by the Washington Post. The study was based on the index of the percent of college graduates and median household income. It is also the most affluent zip code in the state of [...]

Village Profile: Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Chestnut Hill

Newton, MA


Chestnut Hill Reservoir

Chestnut Hill is a village of Newton located six miles west of downtown Boston. It encompasses parts of three separate municipalities: Brookline, Boston and newton. it is named after several small hills overlooking the 135-acre Chestnut Hill Reservoir. It is best known as the home of Boston [...]

Village Profile: Auburndale

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Auburndale

Newton, MA

 

On the border of Waltham and the bank of the Charles River sits Auburndale. "The Reverend Charles du Maresque Pigeon, grandson of an illustrious eighteenth century local, is credited for persuading the railroad to introduce a flag stop on its line two miles West of West Newton. This influx of traffic led to a surge in [...]

Village Profile: Newton Highlands

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Newton Highlands
Newton, MA

 

 

Newton Highlands' railroad station was constructed before the town was even built. This was back when the Charles River Railroad was extended through Newton in 1852. The primary purpose of the track was to carry gravel from Needham to fill the Back Bay. This lasted until the early 1870s when the railbed was [...]

The Villages of Newton, MA

Map of Newton Villages and Neighborhoods

THE VILLAGES OF NEWTON, MA: Nonantum, West Newton, Newton Corner, Newtonville, Newton Lower Falls, Waban, Newton Center, Chestnut Hill, Newton Highlands, Newton Upper Falls, Thompsonville, and Oak Hill.