The New Student's Reference Work/Milford, Mass.

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Mil′ford, Mass., town in Worcester County on Charles River, about 17 miles southeast of Worcester.  The surrounding country is agricultural, and in the vicinity are large granite-quarries, which contribute to the industrial riches of the town.  The chief manufactures are silk, thread, boots, shoes, straw-goods, bone-cutters, boot and shoe trees and foundry and machine shop products.  The town has good public and parochial schools, a fine high school and a public library.  It has the service of two railroads.  Population 13,055.