Melrose MA

Ell Pond in Melrose MAMelrose is located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. It is centrally located between Interstate 93, Interstate 95 and US Route 1, just seven miles north of Boston. The town of Melrose is surrounded by Malden, Saugus, Stoneham, and Wakefield.


Melrose is a suburb that features several ponds and woods areas for the residents to hike and picnic. These include Ell Pond, Melrose Common, Pine Banks Park, Mount Hood Memorial Park and the eastern part of the Middlesex Fells Reservation. Melrose has several cultural locations including the Melrose Symphony Orchestra and the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall.

Shopping & Dining:

Melrose is home to several small local businesses for shopping, as well as the Redstone Shopping Center. Several local and chain restaurants are available for dining in and around town. 


The school system in Melrose is highly ranked, including the high school, which is among the top 100 music programs in the country. Get information about the schools located in Melrose by clicking the links below:

Franklin School

Hoover Elementary School

Horace Mann Elementary School

Lincoln Elementary School

Roosevelt Elementary School

Winthrop Elementary School

Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School

Melrose High School

Melrose Real Estate:

Browse a variety of real estate options in Melrose. Find our current listings and if you have questions about the area or would like more information on properties, contact Christopher J. Barret Realty. We're ready to help you find your new home!