Woburn, Massachusetts

Woburn (/ˈwbərn/ WOO-bərn) is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 40,876 at the 2020 census. Woburn is located 9 miles (14 km) north of Boston.

Woburn, Massachusetts
Benjamin Thompson House, Woburn, Massachusetts
Motto(s): 
Industria et Virtute (Latin)
"Industry and Virtue"
Location in Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Woburn, Massachusetts
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°28′45″N 71°09′10″W
Country United States
State Massachusetts
CountyMiddlesex
RegionNew England
Settled1640
Incorporated1642
Named forWoburn, Bedfordshire
Government
  TypeMayor-council city
  City MayorScott Galvin
  Ward
   aldermen
JoAnn Campbell(1)
Richard F. Gately Jr. (2)
Mark E. Gaffney (3)
Joseph E. Demers (4)
Darlene Mercer-Bruen (5)
Edward Tedesco (6)
Vacant (7)
  At-large
   aldermen
Michael Concannon
Robert Ferullo
Area
  Total12.94 sq mi (33.52 km2)
  Land12.65 sq mi (32.76 km2)
  Water0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
Elevation
100 ft (30 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Total40,876
  Density3,231.30/sq mi (1,247.74/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
01801 / 01888
Area code(s)339 / 781
FIPS code25-81035
GNIS feature ID0612270
Websitewww.woburnma.gov
Statue of Benjamin Thompson (Count Rumford) outside the library of his hometown, Woburn, Massachusetts (A copy of the original in Munich)
The 1790 House
Baldwin House, Woburn, Massachusetts with a stretch of the Middlesex Canal in foreground
A Postcard featuring Woburn City Hall