Area: 2.5 sq miles (6.475 km²)
Population: 35,649 (2011)
Directly across the Mystic River from the city of Boston
The MBTA Commuter Rail provides service from Boston's North Station with the Chelsea station on its Newburyport/Rockport Line. MBTA buses provide local service to Boston, Everett, Revere, and other cities nearby.
The Chelsea Clock Company is one of the oldest, largest, and few remaining American clock manufacturing companies in existence. The company continues to build and repair clocks at its original corporate headquarters in the city.
Located on a peninsula in Boston Harbor, Chelsea is drained by Chelsea Creek and sits on the Mystic River just north of downtown Boston. It is the smallest city in Massachusetts in land area, and the 26th most densely populated in the country.
Annette Rogers, sprinter and Olympic gold medalist.
Norman Cota, United States Army general.
Harris S. Richardson, former President of the Massachusetts Senate.