Quick Facts About Fitchburg Size
The City of Fitchburg is a community of about 41,000 people located in north-central
Worcester County. Despite being one of the largest cities in the county, Fitchburg
retains its small town flavor.
Fitchburg is noted for its old mills that line the Nashua River, its hilly topography
and regional parks and its tightly knit neighborhood enclaves that, in many cases,
still retain their ethnic identity. Among the city's cultural assets are the Fitchburg
Art Museum, Fitchburg State University
and the world famous annual Longsjo Classic
Fitchburg is located just 10 miles from New Hampshire and 50 miles from Boston,
with excellent access via highway or MBTA commuter train to all points.
reliance on the paper industry in the community has given way to a healthier economic
diversification which now includes pharmaceuticals, tool and die makers, machine
manufacturers, plastic molders and textile producers.
History of Fitchburg
Read more about the history of Fitchburg.