The Definitive Boston Neighborhood Map

Are you relocating to Boston? Here’s a handy, local-defined map of all the Boston neighborhoods.

This map was built with the user-generated content feature in Google Maps so it’s all done by Boston locals.

Here’s the author’s explanation as to why he chose a collaborative approach:

With so many irreconcilably ambiguous borders, I don’t see much point in hashing out “official” neighborhood lines based on historical guesswork. While Boston’s immense historical map collection is an invaluable resource, I think popular opinion, and the current geographic, architectural, and economic make up of our city should play an equally important role in delineating where one neighborhood ends and another begins.

Still have questions? Here are some more handy relocation resources.

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