Originally part of Rowley Village, Boxford was incorporated in 1685.


Boxford Historical Document Center, 173A Washington Street.

Boxford Historical Society, 2 Topsfield Road. Historic displays at the Holyoke-French house, built 1760.

Boxford Town Library, 7A Spofford Road.

Online Books & Records

Dwellings of Boxford, Essex county, Massachusetts by Sidney Perley (1893)

History of Boxford by Sidney Perley (1880)

History of Rowley, anciently including Bradford, Boxford, and Georgetown, from the year 1639 to the present time by Thomas Gage (1840)

Vital Records of Boxford, Massachusetts, to the End of 1849