A community of about 41,000 people, Fitchburg is located in North Central Worcester County and is considered part of the greater Boston area. Although it’s the largest city in the county, Fitchburg has retained its small town feel.
Due to its quality of life, cultural offerings, diversified employment and well-developed infrastructure, the greater Boston area is considered to be one of the nation’s most desirable places to live and work.
Located just off Route 2 and minutes from I-190 and I-495, The Falls at Arden Mills offers easy access to metro West, metro North, and Worcester centers. The MBTA provides rail service in and out of Boston with Amtrak providing service, from Worcester’s Union Station, to Boston, New York and Washington D.C.
A four-year public institution, Fitchburg State University offers more than 30 undergraduate programs and 22 master’s degree programs. In addition to its student life, the campus offers cultural activities, adult learning, and professional studies.
The Fitchburg public school system is comprised of four primary schools, two middle schools, and one high school – all located in Fitchburg.