Other cities in the 978 area code include: Danvers, Andover, Fitchburg, Beverly, Acton, Peabody, Leominster, Salem, Wilmington, Newburyport, Westford, Gloucester, Boston, Sudbury, Hudson, Maynard, Littleton, Ayer, Gardner, Ipswich, Groton, Marlborough, Amesbury, Topsfield, South Hamilton, Royalston, Cambridge, North Reading, Clinton, Tyngsboro, Templeton, West Newbury, Townsend, Woburn, Orange, Bolton, Petersham, Barre, Westminster, Rowley, Berlin, Harvard, Sterling, Princeton, Framingham, Manchester, Rockport, Pepperell, Georgetown, Winchendon, Essex, Lunenburg, Shirley, Worcester, Merrimac, Ashburnham, Ashby, Hubbardston, Waltham, Athol, and North Billerica.
Lowell is a city in the US Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Located in Middlesex County, Lowell (along with Cambridge) served as a county seat until Massachusetts disbanded county government in 1999. With an estimated population of 109,945 in 2014, it is the fourth-largest city in Massachusetts, and the second-largest in the Boston metropolitan statistical area. The city is also part of a smaller Massachusetts statistical area called Greater Lowell, as well as New England's Merrimack Valley region.Incorporated in 1826 to serve as a mill town, Lowell was named after Francis Cabot Lowell, a local figure in the Industrial Revolution. The city became known as the cradle of the American Industrial Revolution, due to a large series of textile mills and factories. Many of the Lowell's historic manufacturing sites were later preserved by the National Park Service to create Lowell National Historical Park. During the Cambodian genocide, the city took in an influx of refugees, leading to a Cambodia Town and America's second-largest Cambodian-American population. Lowell is home to two higher education schools, the University of Massachusetts Lowell and Middlesex Community College.
Lawrence is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, on the Merrimack River. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 76,377, which had risen to an estimated 78,197 as of 2014. Surrounding communities include Methuen to the north, Andover to the southwest, and North Andover to the southeast. Lawrence and Salem are the county seats of Essex County. Lawrence is part of the Merrimack Valley.Manufacturing products of the city include electronic equipment, textiles, footwear, paper products, computers, and foodstuffs. Lawrence was the residence of poet Robert Frost for his early school years; his essays and poems were first published in the Lawrence High School newspaper.
Billerica Listen i / b ɪ l ˈ r ɪ k ə / is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 40,243 according to the 2010 census. It borrows its name from the town of Billericay in Essex, England.
The 978 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 8:57 PM on May 24, 2022.