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Houses for Rent in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

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In short reach of Boston, Chelmsford is a New England town with scenic drives, a long history and plenty of community resources. On top of that, parks and restaurants are also scattered about the municipality, making homes for rent in Chelmsford an alluring choice for families.

What Should Chelmsford Renters Know?

  • Chelmsford has been around for several centuries, with 1655 being the year that the town's charter was granted. 
  • The land area of Chelmsford was cut in half in 1729 when the western portion of the town broke off to found the town of Westford.
  • Though a farming community for most of its history, Chelmsford is also reputed for its granite quarrying, which continues to this day.

Helpful Resources for Renters in Chelmsford

  • The town of Chelmsford's official website has a superabundance of resources for residents and visitors, from pages dedicated to the local government's various departments to community establishments.
  • The Chelmsford Public Schools website can be useful for becoming familiar with the town's educational offerings and keeping abreast of what's going on in the district.

Things to Do in Chelmsford

Thanks to its many community programs, Chelmsford has a variety of activities to offer year-round. The Chelmsford Center for the Arts, for instance, is home to a gallery and puts on events, including performances of plays and musicals. The Chelmsford Community Center, on the other hand, offers fitness activities such as yoga and hosts B Rankin Presents, which puts on educational programs ranging from Scottish country dancing to homemade gift creation. Also in town are several restaurants, such as Fishbones and Madras Indian Grill. For a day in the city, Boston is less than an hour's drive away and provides a diverse selection of cultural and historical attractions.