When a town’s slogan is “America’s Yankee Doodle Town,” you know you’ve discovered someplace special! Billerica, Massachusetts is flanked by the Concord River to the north and the Shawsheen River to the south and is about 20 miles northwest of Boston. Billerica was settled in 1652 and was named for a town in Essex, England named Billericay.
If you are searching for an apartment in Billericay, you probably already know this town is special – but did you know that Billerica was once named one of the nation’s top 50 towns for sports and recreation by Sports Illustrated? Billericay is home to an 18-hole public golf course, Country Club Billerica. The town’s unique parks include Kids Konnection, Kohlrausch Park, Micozzi Beach, and the Peggy Hannon-Rizza Recreation Complex. Manning State Park is a terrific par that features hiking trails and a waterpark.
The town’s history is fascinating, so be sure to get out and explore all of the historic locations while you are looking at Billerica apartments. The Billerica Town Common District contains what remains of the 1655 town common and the buildings that surround it, including the town’s first meeting house, the town hall, and two churches. Billerica’s oldest building, Manning Manse, was built around 1696.