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Methuen, MA

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Methuen is a picturesque city that lies along the Merrimack River and bisects the Spicket River. Industrial growth in the 1800s influenced Methuen’s development. With the construction of the Methuen Cotton Mills at Spicket and the increased manufacturing of hats and shoes in small factories along the Spicket, Methuen grew as an industrial leader in Massachusetts. Home to the first concert organ in the United States, Methuen seamlessly melds the industrial with the cultural.

Founded:
1725

Population:
50,282

City Website:
https://www.cityofmethuen.net/

Did You Know?
Methuen is home to Andrew Haldane (1917-1944) a marine captain portrayed in HBO’s The Pacific.

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Getting Here

From Boston: Follow I-93 N to Pelham St in Methuen. Take exit 45-46 from I-93 N. (source: google maps)