About Framingham

The Town of Framingham is a diverse community located in eastern Massachusetts, 20 miles west of Boston. Framingham is 197 miles from New York City.

At nearly 67,000 inhabitants, Framingham is the largest town in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the hub of the Metro-West region. It is bordered by:
  • Southborough and Marlborough on the west
  • Sherborn and Ashland on the south
  • Natick on the east
  • Wayland on the northeast
  • Sudbury on the north
A Town Manager / Board of Selectmen executive branch governs the Town, with a representative Town Meeting serving as the legislative branch.

The residents of Framingham value public participation; the Town is the largest municipality with a Town meeting form of government.

Community Qualities
Framingham has a unique blend of urban and rural qualities and offers:
  • Excellent public services
  • Well-respected school system
  • Full-service community teaching hospital