Full of historic charm with modern day amenities, Worcester County is home to approximately 826,116 residents. The county is comprised of five cities, 55 towns, 29 census-designated places, and 33 unincorporated communities.
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Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge
This scenic refuge is located in both Worcester County and Middlesex County. Sitting on approximately 1,667 acres, this refuge is comprised of open land, forests, and wetlands.
The refuge is well-known for the migratory birds that make their way through this area. Visitors to the area may also see a variety of mammals, reptiles, fish, and amphibians.
Students in this area are served by 38 school districts located throughout the county.
The percentage of residents with a high school diploma or higher is 90 percent. The percentage of residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher is 34.8 percent.
The Old Sturbridge Village
Located on 200 acres of land, The Old Sturbridge Village is a living museum that honors the experiences of those who were living in the early 1800s when English settlers first called this area home. You can step back in time and see what it was like to live a rural lifestyle in the 19th century.
This working village features water-powered mills, a farm, period homes, shops of that era, and costumed residents who provide a realistic look at the experiences of living in a New England village from that time period.
Wachusett Mountain Ski Resort
Founded in 1968, Wachusett Mountain Ski Report is located on Mount Wachusett in Princeton County, Westminster County, and Worcester County. They feature 25 trails, eight ski lifts, and three high-speed chairlifts.
The ski report has 100% snow making capacity, which helps to make sure that those skiing at night enjoy their time on the slopes. The resort hosts varies races throughout the year for professional and recreational skiers.