Known for its allure and historic charm, Southborough is an affluent town in Worcester County of Eastern Massachusetts. With an informal nickname of Southboro, the city is also home to several smaller villages, including Cordaville, Fayville and Southville. With just under 10,000 residents, the town primarily consists of residential areas, along with an abundance of nature and open space.
Tree-ringed reservoirs complete with rock outcroppings and even a small island occupy much of the town's landscape and add to its image as a quiet and pastoral place. The town’s natural pleasures go beyond aesthetic beauty and also offer residents a place to enjoy year-round recreational activities such as hiking and biking, or a day trip to one of the town’s many parks.
Like most of Massachusetts and the Boston Metropolis, Southborough boasts a thriving education system with many public and private schools, including the Fay School, which is one of the oldest junior boarding schools in the country. Additionally, Southborough is home to the infamous St. Marks School, which is proud of its students both past and present, and has an impressive history of successful and notable alumni.
Southborough maintains its small-town charm by coming together as a community for a variety of events and celebrations. Heritage Day is celebrated on Columbus Day, and is a joyous event that includes a noisy parade, food, arts and crafts. This event also highlights the talents of the Algonquin High School marching band with a live performance.
Ranked number 31 on CNN's "Top 100 Places to Live" in 2009, Southborough invites residents and visitors to explore everything it has to offer. Whether a life-long resident or visiting for the first time, Southborough is an ideal location for maintaining a desirable New England lifestyle.