Lincoln, MA

Location, Location, Location!

For those interested in a country lifestyle with all the beauty of some of Massachusetts’ more well-known historic towns, Lincoln is the place to buy. Located about 20 minutes west of Boston, Lincoln offers a quiet town feel, beautiful historic homes, museums, and an immense 70 miles of trails through conservation land. The town’s understated feel attracts artists, doctors, writers, conservationists, entrepreneurs and CEO’s alike.

The 2-acre zoning law gives the town a rural feel and the many ultra-contemporary homes have been tastefully constructed to coexist peacefully with the town’s charming historic feel.

Lincoln by the Numbers

Lincoln Population: 5,164

Square Miles: 15

Distance from Boston: 20

Average Home Price:  $961,095

(Click here to see 10-year Average Sale Price Charts)

Median Income, with children: $ 254,572

Property Tax Rate 2013, Per $1,000: $14.23

High School Average SAT Scores: 1765

Things to See and Do

Aside from scenic beauty and a quaint town center, Lincoln holds many recreational activities such as Drumlin Farm Sanctuary, the DeCordova Museum, the Gropius House, the Ephraim Hartwell Tavern and Captain William Smith House in the Minuteman National Historic Park, and the Carroll School. The Lincoln Recreation Department offers enticing seasonal activities for residents of all ages.

For the active person, Lincoln is home to 70 miles of trails. The town itself is made up of about 40% conservation land, all open to exploration. Due to all the open land, Lincoln is an excellent place to visit for activities such as swimming, horseback riding, boating, fishing, ice-skating, and cross-country skiing.

Educational Matters

With some of the top ranked schools in Massachusetts, Lincoln is an excellent option for any family. Continuing to carry the small town feel, Lincoln houses it’s K-8 public school at the Lincoln Campus, a beautiful 40-acre wooded landscape. Lincoln Sudbury-Regional High School in Sudbury continually receives excellent rankings and high SAT scores and college attendance rates.


Aka Bistro
The Pierce House
Country Pizza

Town Website

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