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