About Weston

The Town of Weston is a small suburban community in the Metro West area and on the perimeter of the metropolitan Boston area. Weston prides itself on the quiet, country-like setting and excellent school system.

Weston is recognized as one of the most affluent towns in the metropolitan Boston area. It has the highest per capita income in all of Massachusetts and is among the 100 most affluent towns with 1,000 or more households in the United States. The town is known for its excellent public school system and in 2009 was ranked as the number one public school system in Massachusetts by Boston Magazine.

Town Information

Settled: 1642
Incorporated: 1713

Population: 11,261
Density: 650/sq mi

Land Area: 17.0 sq mi
Water Area: 0.3 sq mi

Town History

The town of Weston was originally established as the West Precinct of Watertown in 1698. The town was separately incorporated as the town of Weston in 1713.


Official Town Page
Weston Public Schools
Weston Public Library