Watertown is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and is part of Greater Boston.- Watertown, Massachusetts
Lincoln is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.- Lincoln, Massachusetts
Because the new town was composed of parts "nipped" off from the adjacent towns of Concord, Weston (which itself had been part of Watertown) and Lexington (which itself had been part of Cambridge), it was sometimes referred to as "Niptown."- Lincoln, Massachusetts
The county was created by the Massachusetts General Court on May 10, 1643, when it was ordered that "the whole plantation within this jurisdiction be divided into four shires." Middlesex initially contained Charlestown, Cambridge, Watertown, Sudbury, Concord, Woburn, Medford, and Reading.- Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Thrice portions have been added to Cambridge, and it has contributed territory to form the new towns of Weston (1712), Waltham (1738), Lincoln (1754) and Belmont (1859).- Watertown, Massachusetts
Lincoln- Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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Cambridge, Massachusetts1 links
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area as a major suburb of Boston.
Located at the first convenient Charles River crossing west of Boston, Newtowne was one of several towns (including Boston, Dorchester, Watertown, and Weymouth) founded by the 700 original Puritan colonists of the Massachusetts Bay Colony under Governor John Winthrop.
The second area is the larger Hobbs Brook and Stony Brook watersheds, which share borders with neighboring towns and cities including Lexington, Lincoln, Waltham and Weston.
Weston, Massachusetts1 links
Weston is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts United States, about 15 miles west of downtown Boston.
Weston was originally part of the Watertown settlement of 1630, but until the end of the century, the land was used mainly for grazing cattle.
The town is bordered by Newton and Waltham on the east; Wellesley to the south; Natick and Wayland to the west; and Lincoln to the north.