WELCOME TO WINCHESTER!
Searching for a town with a centralized location, a thriving town center, and its very own boat and country clubs? You found it in the lovely town of Winchester. A quick seven miles northwest of Boston, this town is known throughout the Commonwealth for its large, traditional homes and quaint lifestyle. Located on the famed Mystic Lake, this community borders Lexington, Arlington, Stoneham, Woburn and Medford. This is a popular commuting location with two MBTA commuter rail stops, Winchester Center and Wedgemere, that will take you quickly into North Station in Boston.
Winchester is also served by two bus lines that can bring you to the Orange Line in Medford for connections to points all over Boston and to the popular Burlington Mall for upscale shopping.
Winchester by the Numbers
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Top School Ranking
Boston Magazine Best Schools
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MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WINCHESTER, MA
More information on Winchester, Massachusetts
Winchester’s children enjoy five public elementary schools, one middle school and a high school, in addition to a town-wide public preschool program at the Lynch Elementary school. The yearly expenditure per student is $15,748. The average SAT scores for the towns high school students is 1,270. Visit the Winchester Public Schools’ website for more information.
Winchester is a popular commuting location with two MBTA commuter rail stops, Winchester Center and Wedgemere, that will take you quickly into North Station in Boston. Winchester is also served by two bus lines that can bring you to the Orange Line in Medford for connections to points all over Boston and to the popular Burlington Mall for upscale shopping.
Shopping, dining, fishing, swimming, whatever you like to do, you’ll find a place to enjoy it in Winchester. The town center is filled with little coffee shops, boutiques, bookshops and restaurants. The Mystic Lake area is filled with recreational opportunities including bicycling, boating, cross-country skiing, jogging, ice skating, the list goes on. The Winchester Community Music School is the place to be for world-class music education and programs. There are also 11 playing fields throughout the town for baseball, softball, soccer and tennis, as well as childrens’ play areas. For those of you looking for a more exclusive recreational experience, there is the Winchester Boat Club, where members partake in sailing on the Mystic, and the Winchester Country Club featuring a luxurious 18-hole golf course.
Winchester Hospital Physicians recognized in Boston Magazine and Northshore Magazine’s 2022 ‘Top Doctors.’
Things to do
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