Apartments for Rent in Billerica, MA(show city information)
Located 20 miles northwest of Boston near Route 3 and Route 495, Billerica is flanked by the Concord River to the north and the Shawsheen River to the south. Its history includes the beginnings of steam railways in the United States, the Faulkner Mills, and the Middlesex Canal.
Originally constructed in 1708, the Faulkner Mills remained in operation until the 1980′s. Located in North Billerica on the Concord River, this site is now a museum. Goods were transported between Lowell and Boston by the Middlesex Canal, the oldest canal in the United States, and the remnants of the canal can still be seen today.
Billerica is home to many businesses, including Pan Am Railways. The downtown area is a great place for shopping and dining, or for visiting one of the many museums. For those looking to rent near Boston, take a look at apartments in Billerica.