Dedham Massachusetts is a town in as well as the county seat of Norfolk Area, Massachusetts, United States. The populace was 24,729 at the 2010 census. It lies on Boston’s southwest boundary. On the northwest, it is surrounded by Needham, on the southwest by Westwood, and also on the southeast by Canton. The community was first settled by European homesteaders in 1635.
Dedham is located at 42 ° 14 ′ 40 ″ N 71 ° 9 ′ 55 ″ W( 42.244609, − 71.165531). On the northeast edge of High Road and Court Street the UNITED STATE Coast & Geodetic Survey, now the UNITED STATE National Geodetic Study has placed a little medallion into a granite block showing an elevation of 112.288 feet.
Dedham Mass., is composed of a number of areas:
In the geographical facility of town is Oakdale. It is about specified by East Street to the west, Cedar Street to the south as well as eastern, as well as Whiting Ave to the north. The houses in the area around Woodleigh Roadway, which was proclaimed to be among the very best streets in Greater Boston, have actually several homes designed by Henry Bailey Alden, who additionally developed the Endicott Estate. Nearby the class containing Morse Method, Fulton Road, and Edison Avenue, is named Whiting Park.
Riverdale is an island surrounded by the Charles River and Long Ditch.
Greenlodge leaves the axis of Greenlodge Street and the area in between Greenlodge Street and also East Street.
The Chateau makes up the neighborhood south of Sprague Street.
East Dedham falls in between Mother Creek as well as the Boston line.
District One, or Upper Dedham, is in the northwest edge of the town, between High Street as well as Common Road as well as the Westwood as well as Needham lines.
Ashcroft is the community between Cedar Road and also Sprague Road. It consists of Paul Park and the Capen Institution.
Fairbanks is the area between East Street and Wigwam Pond.
According to the USA Census Bureau, the town has an overall area of 10.6 square miles (27 km2), of which 10.4 square miles (27 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (1.79%) is water.