Seven miles west of the internationally known city of Boston lies Newton, Massachusetts. This town takes up just over 18 square miles of land and has a population of over 85,000. If you are looking to buy a home in a location without all the hustle and bustle of the major cities of the United States' east coast, Newton might be just the place for you. With the feeling of a slightly smaller town but the proximity to so much within quick driving distance, very little is out of your reach.
The education system plays a big part in the day to day living in Newton. A large selection of preschools as well as primary and secondary schools make this city a terrific choice for those with growing families. Boston College and its law school as well Mount Ida College are just a few of the multitude of higher education opportunities that come with living just in Newton, let alone the state of Massachusetts. With regard to the working situation, Boston College and the Newton-Wellesley Hospital are the town's largest employers. Additionally, Newton is the home of the headquarters for TripAdvisor, the most widely-used travel website in the world. Of course, Boston hosts a far greater breadth of employment options, which is why Newton's close proximity makes it ideal for those who desire a quick commute.
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