The Town of Danvers, incorporated in 1752, is located in southwest Essex County, about 20 miles northeast of Boston. Danvers is primarily a residential community, occupying a land area of approximately 13.3 square miles, with an approximate population of 27,000. The bulk of our industrial and commercial activity is concentrated along Routes 1, 114 and 128 and Interstate 95. Downtown Danvers features a variety of retail and dining options.
Danvers is fortunate to have many open space and recreation opportunities including a vibrant marina, Endicott Park and a 4.3 mile rail trail that links schools, downtown Danvers, parks, residential areas, and trails in the neighboring towns of Peabody, Wenham, and Topsfield.