Place:Sturbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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NameSturbridge
TypeTown
Coordinates42.1°N 72.067°W
Located inWorcester, Massachusetts, United States
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Sturbridge is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. It is home to Old Sturbridge Village living history museum and other sites of historical interest such as Tantiusques.

The population was 9,268 at the 2010 census, with nearly 3,600 households. For geographic and demographic information on specific parts of the town of Sturbridge, see: Fiskdale and Sturbridge (CDP).

History

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Sturbridge was first settled in 1729, by settlers from Medfield, and was officially incorporated in 1738. New Medfield and Dummer (after Governor William Dummer) were considered as town names, before the town was named after Stourbridge, England.

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