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Population in 2010: 13,547. Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 

Males: 6,667  (49.2%)
Females: 6,880  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  42.9 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01746.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $105,575 (it was $78,092 in 2000)
Holliston:

$105,575
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $43,780

Holliston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $380,908 (it was $235,800 in 2000)
Holliston:

$380,908
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $460,274; Detached houses: $471,931; Townhouses or other attached units: $322,944; In 2-unit structures: $367,711; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $541,384; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $130,595
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Holliston races chart
  • White alone - 12,645 (93.3%)
  • Asian alone - 331 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 246 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 133 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 117 (0.9%)
  • Other race alone - 61 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

Races in Holliston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Holliston: 274.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (29.4%), Italian (18.3%), English (17.8%), German (9.7%), French (5.6%), Polish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1724

Elevation: 188 feet

Land area: 18.7 square miles.

Population density: 724 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Holliston:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holliston town:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

731 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 1.2% North America, 1.0% Asia).

This town:  5.3%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Holliston town:  1.5% ($3,428)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Holliston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Framingham, MA (7.2 miles , pop. 66,910).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (19.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (164.8 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Medway, MA (1.8 miles ), Sherborn, MA (2.0 miles ), Millis, MA (2.1 miles ), Ashland, MA (2.1 miles ), Hopkinton, MA (2.1 miles ), Millis-Clicquot, MA (2.2 miles ), Milford, MA (2.3 miles ), Cordaville, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $210,200
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $211,900
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $235,500
  • 2005: 50 buildings, average cost: $293,600
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $199,300
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $215,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.20 N, Longitude: 71.44 W

Area codes: 508, 774

Holliston household income distribution Holliston home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Holliston by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0002201101100
per 100,000 0.00.00.014.314.30.07.27.20.07.17.10.00.0
Robberies 0010200010000
per 100,000 0.00.07.20.014.30.00.00.07.20.00.00.00.0
Assaults 25591586684768
per 100,000 14.236.135.864.3107.657.643.143.257.328.249.744.057.9
Burglaries 14111718152018191412181723
per 100,000 99.679.3121.7128.6107.6144.1129.2136.7100.384.7127.9124.7166.5
Thefts 18356849261948405247446478
per 100,000 128.1252.4486.7350.0186.5136.9344.6287.7372.7331.9312.6469.6564.8
Auto thefts 1488526533545
per 100,000 7.128.857.357.135.914.443.136.021.521.235.529.336.2
Arson 0100102201200
per 100,000 0.07.20.00.07.20.014.414.40.07.114.20.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 16.126.243.654.057.429.442.339.938.833.541.640.250.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Holliston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Holliston, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Holliston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Holliston, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

Holliston-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Holliston town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Holliston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from Holliston center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from Holliston center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Middlesex County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Holliston topographic map

Birthplace of: Adam Green (filmmaker) - Film director, Greg Mauldin - Ice hockey player, Bob Bicknell - Football coach, John D'earth - Jazz trumpeter, John Sencio - Television personality.

Main business address for: HARVARD BIOSCIENCE INC (LABORATORY ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Holliston:

  • MEDWAY COUNTRY MANOR N H (Nursing Home, HOLLISTON ST)
  • TIMOTHY DANIELS HOUSE (Nursing Home, 84 ELM STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Holliston:

  • MEDWAY COUNTRY MANOR SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MEDWAY, MA)
  • ASHLAND MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ASHLAND, MA)
  • VNA AND HOSPICE OF GREATER MILFORD (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; MILFORD, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Holliston, MA

Heliports located in Holliston:


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Amtrak stations near Holliston:

  • 6 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holliston:

  • Framingham State College (about 8 miles; Framingham, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,195)
  • Wellesley College (about 10 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,186)
  • Babson College (about 12 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 13 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 2,117)
  • Brandeis University (about 15 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 5,001)
  • Boston College (about 17 miles; Chestnut Hill, MA; FT enrollment: 12,345)
  • Bentley University (about 18 miles; Waltham, MA; FT enrollment: 4,490)

Public high school in Holliston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Holliston:

Private elementary/middle school in Holliston:

  • CHRISTIAN FAMILY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: 1162 HIGHLAND ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Holliston, School District: HOLLISTON

Library in Holliston:

  • HOLLISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $470,919; Location: 752 WASHINGTON ST.; 61,931 books; 3,256 audio materials; 3,310 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 31 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 120 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Holliston: Arcadian Farms (A), Highland Farm (B), New Englander Industrial Park (C), MetroWest Emergency Medical Services (D), Holliston Fire Department Station 4B (E), Holliston Fire Department Station 3 (F), Holliston Fire Department Station 4 (G), Holliston Fire Department Station 2 (H), Holliston Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (I), Holliston High School Library (J), Holliston Public Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Russells Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Holliston include: Saint Michaels Church (A), Saint Marys Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Christ the King Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Center Cemetery (1), Lake Grove Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Indian Cemetery (4), Holliston Center Cemetery (5), Bragg Cemetery (6), Lincoln Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Winthrop (A), Weston Pond (B), Factory Pond (C), Houghton Pond (D), Linden Pond (E), Dapping Brook Swamp (F), Bogastere Swamp (G), Cedar Swamp (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Deer Brook (A), Beaver Brook (B), Dirty Meadow Brook (C), Dopping Brook (D), Jar Brook (E), Winthrop Canal (F), Vine Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Holliston: Stoddard Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Boston International Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 89 October Hill Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Erich Associates Inc. (36 Birchwood Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Middlesex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.2. This is about average.
City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.14
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.87
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.382. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.382
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.3
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Holliston and their reported violations in the past:

HOLLISTON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 14983, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2004 and NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2004), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2004), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 59 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.7%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.8%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Holliston, MA

People in group quarters in Holliston in 2010:

  • 27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
35 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Holliston compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Holliston (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Holliston Branch at 746 Washington Street, Rte. 126/16, branch established on 1977/09/10. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Holliston Branch at 818 Washington Street, branch established on 1956/02/27. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Middlesex Savings Bank: Holliston Branch at 830 Washington Street, branch established on 1867/01/01. Info updated 2009/07/16: Bank assets: $4,034.8 mil, Deposits: $3,490.0 mil, headquarters in Natick, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Middlesex Bancorp Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Holliston town (based on Middlesex County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.63%
Here73.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents73.6%10.5%2.3%2.0%1.7%
Congregations18.5%6.9%10.7%7.3%6.6%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.0%1.0%5.4%
Congregations1.6%0.9%7.6%0.5%39.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 251
Middlesex County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 314
Middlesex County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Middlesex County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,153
Here:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Middlesex County:

21.5%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

16.5%

7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,266 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.52%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  1.47% ($54,668 average AGI)
from Essex County, MA  0.61% ($47,527)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.59% ($73,785)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($62,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,062 average AGI)
Middlesex County:

0.16%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.22% ($53,734 average AGI)
to Essex County, MA  0.79% ($62,439)
to Worcester County, MA  0.70% ($58,665)

Strongest AM radio stations in Holliston:

  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRO (650 AM; 2 kW; ASHLAND, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTN (1550 AM; 10 kW; NEWTON, MA; Owner: COLT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holliston:

  • WHHB (99.9 FM; HOLLISTON, MA; Owner: HOLLISTON HIGH SCHOOL)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; FRANKLIN, MA; Owner: DEAN COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Holliston:

  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Holliston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Douglas I Brandon, 1556-1576 Washington Street (Lat: 42.179167 Lon: -71.448611), Type: 42.7, Overall height: 42.7 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL
  • Douglas I Brandon, 1556-1576 Washington Street (Lat: 42.179167 Lon: -71.448611), Type: 42.7, Overall height: 42.7 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL
  • DAVID J SASKA, 110 Mellon St (Lat: 42.211667 Lon: -71.442556), Type: 59.1, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • David J Saska, 110 Mellon St (Lat: 42.211667 Lon: -71.442556), Type: 59.1, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • Dane F Ershen, 110 Mellon St (Lat: 42.211667 Lon: -71.442556), Type: 59.1, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • John E Monday, 110 Mellon St (Lat: 42.211667 Lon: -71.442556), Type: 59.1, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • John E Monday, 110 Mellon St (Lat: 42.211667 Lon: -71.442556), Type: 59.1, Structure height: 25017 m, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 703 Washington Rd (Lat: 42.202028 Lon: -71.420333), Call Sign: WNCD527
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2004, Expiration Date: 03/05/2015
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, 400 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2023, Fax: (508) 875-2517, Email:
  • Fire Headquarters Central Street (Lat: 42.198972 Lon: -71.445611), Call Sign: WQZ701, Licensee ID: L00032642
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.6400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/05/2010, Expiration Date: 01/02/2021
    Registrant: Holliston, Town Of, 63 Arch St, Holliston, MA 01746, Phone: (508) 429-0616
  • 690 Norfolk St (Lat: 42.180917 Lon: -71.411722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: KNNR765
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/30/2002, Expiration Date: 05/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/14/2011, Certifier: William Yee
    Registrant: Spectra Energy, 5400 Westheimer Ct. Rm # Wo3e65, Houston, TX 77056-5310, Phone: (713) 627-5229, Fax: (713) 386-4185, Email:
  • 325 Ashland St (Lat: 42.232861 Lon: -71.445333), Call Sign: WYD994, Licensee ID: L00048050
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/17/1998, Expiration Date: 10/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2003
    Registrant: Arthur F Lapworth, 325 Ashland St, Holliston, MA 01746
  • MTU, Lat: 42.162778 Lon: -71.461944, Call Sign: WQHM718
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2007, Expiration Date: 09/11/2017, Certifier: Liad Kenig
    Registrant: Kp Electronics, Inc., 109 Tudor Drive, North Wales, PA 19454, Phone: (215) 542-7460, Fax: (215) 542-7461, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HOLLISTON, Hollis St (Lat: 42.204528 Lon: -71.430333), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WMR447, Licensee ID: L00000722
    Assigned Frequencies: 10626.2 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/27/1999
    Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 180 Washington Valley Rd, Bedminster, NJ 07921
  • 370 Hollis St (Lat: 42.206194 Lon: -71.443667), Overall height: 17.1 m, Call Sign: WPJB244
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/1995, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Phone: (617) 431-7431
  • HOLLISTON, 110 Mellon St (Lat: 42.211667 Lon: -71.442556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WLS810
    Assigned Frequencies: 10627.5 MHz, 11255.0 MHz, 6590.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Holliston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1356U , Serial Number: 17267027, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dale C Fox, 232 Underwood St, Holliston, MA 01746, Other Owners: Dorothy M Fox
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23851 , Serial Number: M-2006, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1978
    Registrant (Individual): James M Hilliard, 109 Arch St, Holliston, MA 01746
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6D (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52894 , Serial Number: 177RG1302, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Craren, 107 Juniper Rd, Holliston, MA 01746


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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