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West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Welcome to West Roxbury ...
A typical abbreviation for West Roxbury: W. Roxbury
West Roxbury was settled in 1630.
West Roxbury is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: West Roxbury lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for West Roxbury: (617) and (857)<3>
The ZIP code for West Roxbury: 02132<4>
Communities near West Roxbury ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Roxbury.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Roxbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Roxbury.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Roxbury. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around West Roxbury.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Roxbury. See our Newspapers Page for West Roxbury.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Roxbury ...
Looking for more information about West Roxbury? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to West Roxbury, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West Roxbury.
Adding West Roxbury to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of West Roxbury in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for West Roxbury was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found West Roxbury on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for West Roxbury on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022