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Overview of Needham

Located 17 miles southwest of Boston, the suburb of Needham, Mass., is a great place to call home. Needham embodies the traditional aspects of a New England town with small local businesses, friendly residents and beautiful surroundings. Search for Needham apartments for rent, and join approximately 29,000 residents who enjoy a laidback lifestyle near the Atlantic coast.

Living in Needham, MA

The first colonists explored Massachusetts in the 1640s and moved to the area to farm the land. The city saw many changes to the economic landscape over the centuries, but by the 20th century, land speculation, housing developments, and textile manufacturing became mainstays of the local economy. Today, Needham has emerged as one of the most desirable Boston suburbs.

As a primarily residential area, Needham is a bedroom community with its own local flair. The city has a strong public school system and many initiatives that help maintain a strong sense of community. Local residents are warm and family-oriented and love welcoming newcomers into the area. Needham apartments are the perfect home for those who want to be close to big city-amenities while living in a more comfortable environment.  

Needham Attractions and Special Events

The Needham Bowlaway is Boston's oldest bowling alley and is one of the largest attractions in town. This eight-lane Candlepin bowling house offers bowling leagues, space for parties, and exciting cosmic bowling options. Needham also hosts an annual Spring Arts Festival featuring musical performances, dance shows, craft demonstrations, and visual artists displaying and selling their work. When looking for additional recreation opportunities, local residents head to Boston to enjoy attractions and events in one of the United States' most vibrant, unique cities.

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