|The Town of Topsfield lies
approximately at the center of Essex County which in turn lies in the
Northeast Corner of the Bay State. Topsfield is a fairly compact town of
thirteen square miles. It is an area of rolling hills and winding streams,
with some of the highest land in Essex County. Topsfield remains primarily
a residential community with a population of approximately 5,700. The Town
retains a rural character, with a typical New England Town Common.
Narrative supplied by community.