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Winthrop is a city located along the Massachusetts coast just to the north of Boston. Known as the gateway to the Northshore, Winthrop is a 1.6 square mile peninsula situated at the north entrance to Boston Harbor near Logan Airport. The community features seven miles of shoreline and stunning views of the Boston skyline are found in many vantage points throughout Winthrop. This densely populated city is home to approximately 18,000 residents. Read more about Winthrop.
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With a location just to the North of Boston, the convenience of commuting from Winthrop is a major draw. Winthrop is connected to Revere via Winthrop Parkway and to East Boston via a bridge that runs along Saratoga Street over the Harbor Inlet. MBTA buses run throughout Winthrop and provide access to the Orient Heights Station on the Blue Line which is four stops away from Downtown Boston.
Winthrop is a popular community with boaters and is home to six marinas with over 600 slips and 300 moorings. The community has two beaches, Winthrop Beach and Yirrell Beach and about a third of the shoreline is open to the public. Residents enjoy walking and taking in natural beauty at Belle Isle Marsh Reservation and Deer Island Park.
Winthrop was founded in 1630 and is one of the oldest communities in Massachusetts and the nation. It draws its name from John Winthrop, the second governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony. The home of John Winthrop's son Deane, which was built in 1637 is a historic site and museum.