Life in Danvers MA

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Conveniently located along I-95 and the northern section of RT 128, Danvers has become a very popular place to live over the last few decades. Covering about 14 square miles, this mid-sized town is tucked in between Beverly and Peabody, at the source of the Danvers River, which flows out into Beverly Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. The nearly 27,000 residents of Danvers enjoy a comfortable, suburban lifestyle with easy access to many great beaches, yacht clubs and marinas.

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Danvers affords its residents with the perfect combination of community, privacy and safety, which is why it is very popular with couples and families. The culture in Danvers largely revolves around the water, especially in the summer when many people spend time at the nearby North Shore beaches and on boats in the Danvers River. The Danversport Yacht Club is a popular local center of activity.


There are several great private schools including St. Maryof the Annunciation,St. John’s Preparatory School, which serves grades 6-12, and the local public high school, Danvers High School, which recently experienced a 3 year, $70 million dollar renovation. Danvers has made free, full-day kindergarten a priority since 2008.