- The City of Newton, Massachusetts consists of thirteen officially recognized villages. Like most Massachusetts villages, the villages of Newton do not have any legal representation, and are existent mostly for cultural reasons.
The City of Newton, Massachusetts consists of thirteen officially recognized villages. Like most Massachusetts villages, the villages of Newton do not have any legal representation, and are existent mostly for cultural reasons. Most Newtonian villages contain a downtown center, a post office, and a unique zip code. Recognized
Apr 16, 2012 · Some city maps split up Oak Hill and Oak Hill Park into two separate villages which would make the number total fourteen. Still other people consider the “Four Corners” as its own separate village. As I said previously, in Newton, Massachusetts there is no one sure answer although most residences will claim there are thirteen.
- Claudette Millette
"Newton is made up of a dozen or so villages, the boundaries of which are so obscure that one may move about the city without ever noticing the passage from one village to the next." -- Elsie M. Husher (1)
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In 2019, Newton, MA had a population of 88.6k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $151,068. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Newton, MA declined from 88,660 to 88,593, a −0.0756% decrease and its median household income grew from $139,696 to $151,068, a 8.14% increase.
Rather than having a single city center, Newton is a patchwork of thirteen villages, many boasting small downtown areas of their own.The 13 villages are: Auburndale, Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, Newton Corner, Newton Highlands, Newton Lower Falls, Newton Upper Falls (both on the Charles River,...