Area: 5.1 sq miles (13.21 km²)
Population: 60,071 (2011)
Five miles northwest of Boston
MBTA: The city is served by the Orange Line subway that connects it to downtown Boston. The city's subway stops are Malden Center and Oak Grove. The MBTA's commuter rail also has one stop in the city (Malden Center).
In 2004, a same-sex Malden couple was the first to marry in Massachusetts at precisely 9:15 AM on May 17, 2004 at Cambridge City Hall. Massachusetts was the first state in the United States to issue same-sex marriage licenses.
The Middlesex Fells Reservation is a beautiful outdoor area for biking, hiking, and enjoying!
John A. Volpe, former Governor of Massachusetts and United States Ambassador to Italy.
Ed Markey, member of the United States House of Representatives.