Uxbridge Tourism, Massachusetts

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Uxbridge is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts first settled in 1662, incorporated in 1727, originally part of Suffolk County, and Mendon, and named for the Earl of Uxbridge. The town (population 13,892, estimate) is located 36 mi (58 km) southwest of Boston and 15 mi (24 km) south-southeast of Worcester, at the midpoint of the Blackstone Valley National Historic Park. Two Uxbridge Quakers served as national leaders in the anti-slavery movement. Uxbridge "weaves a tapestry of early America" Indigenous Nipmuc people near 'Wacentug" (river bend), deeded land to 17th century settlers. Uxbridge granted rights to America's first woman voter, Lydia Chapin Taft. The first hospital for mental illness in America was established here. Deborah Sampson posed as an Uxbridge soldier, and fought in the American Revolution. A 140-year legacy of manufacturing military uniforms and clothing began with 1820 power looms. The Board of Selectmen approved Massachusetts's first women jurors. Uxbridge became famous for woolen cashmeres. "Uxbridge Blue", was the first US Air Force Dress Uniform. BJ's Wholesale Club distribution warehouse looms large here today.

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Facts and Stats for Uxbridge*

  • Pollution Statistics in Uxbridge

    Know the pollution level of Uxbridge before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Uxbridge: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Uxbridge for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Uxbridge.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.38 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.38 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 34.38 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.13 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.88 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.25 (Moderate)
  • Living in Uxbridge - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Uxbridge is 164.13 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 59.57 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 61.95 (High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 35 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.79 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 54.89 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.62 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 98.54 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Uxbridge

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Uxbridge

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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