Place:Ashby, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

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NameAshby
Alt namesAshby Centresource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25002995
TypeTown
Coordinates42.667°N 71.817°W
Located inMiddlesex, Massachusetts, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ashby is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 3,074 at the 2010 census, which makes it the least populous municipality in Middlesex County.

History

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Ashby was first settled in 1676 and was officially incorporated in 1767. The town was formed from portions of Townsend, Ma., Lunenburg, Ma., Fitchburg, Ma., and Dorchester-Canada (portion of Ashburnham, Ma.)

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