Place:Westminster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


Alt namesWestminster Centresource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25002985
Coordinates42.533°N 71.9°W
Located inWorcester, Massachusetts, United States
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Westminster is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, in the United States. At the 2010 census, the town population was 7,277.


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Westminster was first settled in 1737, and was officially incorporated in 1759.

Westminster has four entries in the National Register of Historic Places:

The District includes the following buildings:

  • Miles, Daniel Curtis Place — 116 Main St. — c1855. (added October 29, 2006)
  • Forbush Memorial Library — 118 Main St.— Built 1901; Dedicated 1902. (added October 29, 2006)

Westminster was the site of Westminster Academy, incorporated in 1833.

The town achieved national news in November 2014 when the Board of Health proposed banning all sales of tobacco. The meeting between the Board of Health and concerned citizens did not go well with citizens raising objections to the governmental over-reach.

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