Homes for sale in Lawrence, MA.
Lawrence, Massahusetts provides ample opportunity for anyone who wants a home with space and affordability. Many who tire of the home prices in the Boston market gravitate towards Lawrence for it’s urban amenities and accessibility to Boston on the MTBA commuter rail. In recent years the Lawrence business community has put a large amount of investment in the business districts, leading to a resurgence of activity in the area.
Lawrence is home to a robust food culture, in part because of the diverse immigrant population that has always been a part of the city’s rich history. Locals favor the Tripoli Pizza Bakery – an establishment that has been around for nearly 100 years!
Additionally, Northern Essex Community College has a campus in Lawrence, and offers two year degrees at an affordable cost. Another other fun Lawrence fact? Poet Robert Frost lived there for part of his childhood, and his poems were first published by the Lawrence High School newspaper.
Lawrence Massachusetts is part of the Merrimack Valley, incorporated in 1853 and built primarily to be an industrial center. It is located right on the Merrimack River and has an abundant water source to use as power for the mills that were built there. At the time of the 2010 census, the population was 76,377, and has grown to an estimated 80,000 in the years since.
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