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Welcome to Waltham

Waltham is a city on the Charles River with a population of about 58000, about 10 miles west of Boston. It was formed in 1738 when it separated from Watertown. The mayor is Jeannette McCarthy. The Waltham Watch Factory, founded in the 1850's, pioneered the mass production of watches. The city was named after Waltham, England.

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Created: July, 1998. Updated: 15 March 2014 ...always under construction!