|The Town of Boxford is a residential community in Essex County,
approximately 25 miles north of Boston. The town is primarily rural in nature, and this character has been maintained by a minimum lot size of 2
acres, which has been unchanged since 1949. There are two Congregational Churches and two country stores in Boxford, which is the second largest
town in the county. The Boxford Athletic Association manages several ball fields and a large swimming pond in the summer for children of all ages. The many trails running through the town make it popular with hikers and
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