About Dracut

Incorporated

Dracut was incorporated as a town in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1701.

Location

Dracut is located in northeastern Middlesex County about 28 miles north of Boston. It is bordered on the north by Pelham, New Hampshire, on the east by Methuen, Massachusetts, on the south by Lowell and Tewksbury, Massachusetts and on the west by Tyngsborough, Massachusetts. The Town occupies a land area of 20.84 square miles.
 
Area

Total Area 21.4 sq. miles
Land Area 20.8 sq. miles

USGS Topographical Plates

Lowell, Lawrence, Nashua South

Population

30,188 (as of Jan 1, 2016)

Form of Government

Select Board
Town Manager
Open Town Meeting

Registered Voters

Total Registered: 19,682

Democrats
5,287
26.9%
Republicans
2,257
11.5%
Other parties
112
0.5%
Unenrolled Voters
12,026
61.1%
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