Somerville is located in Middlesex County, just two miles north of Boston. Occupying slightly over 4 square miles, Somerville is rich in both history and culture, the city houses numerous intriguing sites, businesses, and restaurants for every style.
Somerville is an eclectic mix of blue-collar families, young professionals, college students and recent immigrants. Somerville is defined and known for its large number of squares, which feature bustling businesses and entertainment centers. Among the most active today are Davis Square, Union Square, Ball Square, Teele Square, and Magoun Square. Each offers a mix of ethnic restaurants, bars and shops and small businesses.
Somerville is Arts Central: only New York has more artists per capita than the City of Somerville; the local artists make the City one of the most vibrant and exciting arts centers in the country. Somerville has received national recognition as a model of innovation and efficiency for their 311 customer service helpline and SomerStat, a data-driven style of managing government services.
Surrounding Areas:Arlington | Belmont | Cambridge | Greater Boston | Medford | Somerville | Watertown