Area: 3.7 sq miles (9.583 km²)
Population: 42,101 (2011)
Everett was originally part of Charlestown, and later Malden. In 1892, Everett changed from a town to a city. On December 13, 1892, Alonzo H. Evans defeated George E. Smith to become Everett's first Mayor It separated from Malden in 1870.
The city was named after Edward Everett, who served as U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, the 15th Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of State. He also served as President of Harvard University.
The Leavitt Corporation in Everett has been manufacturing its trademark Teddie Peanut Butter in the city since 1924. The city was the setting for the 2007 Ben Affleck film Gone Baby Gone.
Brian Kelly - Notre Dame Fighting Irish head football coach.
Ellen Pompeo - actress.
Belden Bly - member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.