Acton, Massachusetts

Parent town: Concord. || Middlesex Co. This is a pleasant farming town of good soil. The Assabet river passes through it. It is 5 miles N.W. by W. of Concord, and 21 N.W. of Boston. Incorporated 1735. Population 1837, 1071. John Hayward, The New England Gazetteer, 1839.