Wakefield is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts in the Greater Boston metropolitan area, incorporated in 1812 and located about 12.5 mi north-northwest of Downtown Boston. The 73rd most populous municipality in Massachusetts, Wakefield’s population was 24,932 at the 2010 census, with a 2016 population estimate of 26,399.
Lake Quannapowitt is a popular recreation area for walkers, joggers, bikers, and rollerbladers.
An MBTA Commuter Rail station on the Haverhill/Reading Line is located near the center of town as well as a second station in the Greenwood section.
Wakefield holds yearly major town meetings to discuss the budget. As it is a town, not a city, Wakefield’s main decisions are made, in the New England style, by a Board of Selectmen, which works in collaboration with a town administrator.
Homes For Sale in Wakefield
Sorry we are experiencing system issues. Please try again.