Acton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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Modern town borders of Acton in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.


Brief History[edit | edit source]

Town Hall[edit | edit source]

472 Main St
Acton, MA 01720

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

472 MAIN STREET
ACTON, MA 01720
Phone: 978-929-6620
Fax: 978-929-6340
Email: clerk@acton-ma.gov
Website

Quick Facts[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Acton,_Massachusetts

3 July 1735: Established as a town, from part of Concord.

Archiac names of the municipality: Iron Work Farm, New Grant, Concord Village, Willard's Farms.

Section/Village names: Acton Center, East Acton, Ellsworth (extinct), North Acton, South Acton, West Acton

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

11 December 1747: Boundaries between Acton and Concord established.

28 April 1780: Part included in the district of Carlisle.

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Go to Archive.org to find published materials for this town.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemetery Department
472 Main Street
Acton, MA 02120

Mount Hope[edit | edit source]

166 Central Street
West Acton
Records at Woodlawn Cemetery office

  1. Findagrave.com
North Acton aka North Part[edit | edit source]

Carlisle Road
Records at Woodlawn Cemetery office

  1. Findagrave.com
Woodlawn[edit | edit source]

104 Concord Road

  1. Findagrave.com

Adjacent towns: Middlesex Co.: Boxborough | Carlisle | Concord | Littleton | Maynard | Stow | Sudbury | Westford

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

The town of Acton kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Acton kept town reports. (NOTE: Occasionally, these town reports missed vital statistic information from the end of the year. If you don't find your ancestor's vital information, check the following year's town report to see if your ancestor's information was recorded later.)