The New International Encyclopædia/Hudson (Massachusetts)
HUD'SON. A town in Middlesex County, Mass., 28 miles west of Boston; on Assabet River, and on the Fitchburg and the Boston and Maine railroads (Map: Massachusetts, D 3). It has a public library. There are manufactures of leather, leather and rubber shoes, rubber gossamer clothing, rubber goring and webbing, and wooden and paper boxes. The government is administered by town meetings. The water-works and electric-light plant are owned and operated by the town. Population, in 1890, 4670; in 1900, 5454.