Living in Tewksbury Massachusetts

Written by Posted On Thursday, 23 July 2020 05:26

Tewksbury can be an attractive community for many home buyers.  It offers a good location, good schools and moderate housing prices.  Tewksbury is fairly homogeneous across the board offering a good mix of single family homes and condominiums.   Tewksbury has a very suburban feel,

and as you head to North Tewksbury you tend to find neighborhood that are a little more spread out with larger lots. 

Route 38 runs through Tewksbury and provides many small businesses to support the residents of Tewksbury as well as some larger chain stores like Walmart and Home Depot.  Major shopping can be done in nearby tax free Nashua NH and Salem NH with the Burlington Mall be a couple of towns over.

Location of Tewkbury Massachusetts

Tewksbury MA is located in northern Middlesex County on the southwesterly side of the junction of Routes 93 and 495.  The town also provides easy access to Routes 3 and 95.  Located approximately 25 miles from Boston, Tewksbury is a great choice for commuters.  The town offers good proximity to both Boston's Logan International airport and the Manchester airport in Manchester New Hampshire

History of Tewksbury Massachusetts

Tekwbury is named after it's sister town, Tewkesbury England.

Tewksbury was settled from Billerica in 1637 and incorporated in 1734.  The earliest residents were the Shawsheen Indians that lived along the bank of the river.  Tewksbury thrived on farming and lumbering until the 1900's.  With a close proximity to Lowell it became quite commercial around then.

At one point, Tewksbury was known as the "Carnation Town" due to its many greenhouses. 

One location in Tewksbury steeped with history is the Tewksbury State Hospital.  Being the "first" for the state of Massachusetts thru the years in many areas of the mental health field. Today it serves about 370 patients as well as houses the Public Health Museum and the local office of the Department of Mental Health.

Tewksbury MA Real Estate

Tewksbury is popular among home buyers.  Homes for sale in Tewksbury MA are quite affordable compared to homes slightly closer to the city. 

The median price for single family homes in Tewksbury is $440k.  You will be able to find a variety of single family homes starting in the low $200,000 to about $900,000. You will find a mixed inventory of Cape Cod homes, Colonials, Ranches and Split Level homes.

As well as offering many options for single family homes the town also has a good inventory of affordable condominiums.  The median price for a Tewksbury condominium is $320k.  Prices for a condominium in Tewksbury will start at the mid to high $200ks and go through the high of $600,000

Tewksbury also offers quite a few over 55 communities to seniors looking for active adult communities.

If you are looking to buy or sell a home in Tewksbury or many of the surrounding communities, consider Kevin Vitali of EXIT Group One Real Estate.  Kevin will use his years of experience to help you make the most of your next home sale or purchase.

Schools in Tewksbury MA

Schools in Tewksbury MA are good. gives the Tewksbury school system an overall rank of 6.  For the cost of housing vs the quality of the school system Tewksbury offers a lot of value.

Tewksbury has recently unveiled a brand new high school with talk of replacing several elementary schools with one new school.

Size of Tewksbury

Tewksbury has a population of roughly 29,000 residents over 21.1 square mile for a population density of 1600 per sq mile.




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Kevin Vitali

I have been a full-time real estate agent since 2002.  When it comes to helping home buyers and sellers experience matters.  I have hundreds and hundreds of successful transactions under my belt.  Each one brings a set of challenges to the table for me to draw on to help you buy or sell a home.

Home Buying-  I work as a Massachusetts Buyer's Agent representing your best interest in a home purchase.  I can work with you throughout the entire process from deciding if buying a home is right for you, to recommending a great home inspector, to a successful close on your new home. 

Home Selling-  Over the years I have developed a Marketing Plan that gets your home sold.  I can work with you on preparing your home for maximum return, to pricing it properly, to leveraging professional photography and the internet.  All adds up to getting your home sold for the most amount of money, in the shortest amount of time with the least amount of hassle.

I am based out of EXIT Group One Real Estate in Tewksbury MA and cover all of Essex County and Northern Middlesex County in Massachusetts.  If you are looking to buy or sell give me a call.

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