Area: 8.6 sq miles (22.27 km²)
Population: 56,738 (2011)
Numerous Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority bus lines go through Medford. On Medford's east side, Wellington station on the Orange Line provides a connection to Boston and the entire rapid transit system. On the west side, the Lowell Commuter Rail Line stops in West Medford Square.
Medford was home to Fannie Farmer, author of one of the world's most famous cookbooks-as well as James Plimpton, the man credited with the 1863 invention of the first practical four-wheeled roller skate Places to visit while enjoying Medford are: Tufts University, Amelia Earhart residence, and 76 Brooks Street.
Dave McGillivray, race director of the Boston Marathon.
James Pierpont, writer of "Jingle Bells".