Everett, MA

Overview

The city of Everett was settled in 1630 as part of Charlestown. It became an independent city in 1892. Everett features a historic downtown filled with shops and restaurants, and it is located along the Mystic River across from Boston. As part of the Port of Boston, Everett is one of the principal cargo handling facilities -- especially for bulk cargo and petroleum. A large section of the Revere Beach Parkway -- a historic route listed on the National Register of Historic Places -- is located in Everett. Work on the parkway began in 1896 and leads to Revere Beach, the nation's first public beach established in 1895. If you choose to rent an apartment in Everett, you'll be about four miles from this popular beach. You'll also be less than three miles from Downtown Boston, with the MBTA Orange Line available for car-free commuting.

3 Neighborhoods in Everett, MA

  • Downtown Everett

    Historic Downtown Everett was first settled in 1630 as part of Charlestown -- Boston's oldest neighborhood. In 1870, it became its own town, and in 1892, it incorporated into a city. Located just 25 minutes north of Boston, Everett is a fantastic location for those searching for Boston-area apartments -- it is close to the city for commuting, but offers a charming and more affordable place to call home.

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  • Glendale

    Characterized by rolling hills and historic row houses, the Glendale neighborhood in Everett maintains that rare suburban charm that harkens back to simpler days of strolling in the park and gathering with neighbors. This neighborhood lies less than 1 mile north of downtown Everett and just 5 miles north of downtown Boston, putting some of the state's hottest shopping and entertainment at your fingertips. With Everett High School at its core, this multicultural community draws in married couples and families looking for an affordable home close to Boston. Urban professionals from diverse backgrounds also flock to Glendale for its well-executed public transportation system.

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  • North Suburbs-Middlesex

    With views of the Malden, Mystic, and Island End rivers, the resilient neighborhood of North Suburbs-Middlesex lies only about 15 minutes from downtown Boston. A sunny, spacious, and quiet apartment in the area makes a lovely place to return to after a sojourn to the big city.

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