Southborough is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, and is located 24.10 miles west of Boston (28.4 miles by car). Its population was 9,767 at the 2010 Census, in nearly 3,000 households. Southborough was named Number 31 in the nation on CNN Money's "100 Best Places to Live" in 2009. Southborough consistently ranks #1 as the wealthiest community in Worcester County.
Incorporated in 1727, land use now is primarily residential, with substantial open space. Southborough has a quiet rural charm enhanced by scenic roads, reservoirs, and open space, as well as two prestigious boarding schools, helping to frame Southborough’s historic village center.
Southborough is a wonderful home for those seeking outdoor recreation including Breakneck Hill Conservation Land offering walking trails, Sudbury Reservoir Trails, Chestnut Hill Farm Trails, Baypath Turenne Wildlife Habitat, and the Bay Circuit Trail.
The town has 4 public elementary and middle schools and is part of Algonquin Regional High School. It’s also home to the private Fay School and St. Mark’s School.
The MBTA Commuter rail has a station at 87 Southville Road, Southborough, with parking available.
Annual Events include Southborough Summer Nights, Heritage Day, Santa Day, Annual Egg Hunt, and the Gobble Wobble 5k.
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