Fort Devens Army base

Devens, Massachusetts

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Fort Devens is a reservist United States military installation in the towns of Ayer and Shirley, in Middlesex County and Harvard in Worcester County in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. It was named after jurist and Civil War general Charles Devens. The nearby Devens Reserve Forces Training Area is located in Lancaster. Although closed in 1996, the fort was reopened the next day as the Devens Reserve Forces Training Area. The name reverted to Fort Devens in May 2007. The fort has a population of 306 enlisted personnel, 2,151 reservists, 348 civilians, and 1,399 family members. It also maintains 25 ranges, 21 training areas, and 15 maneuver areas on nearly 5,000 acres of land. Furthermore, it is also home to the United States Army Base Camp Systems Integration Laboratory as well as the United States Army System Integration Laboratory.

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School Name Grade Type
Lura A White
PK - 4 Public
Shirley Middle School
5 - 8 Public
Seven Hills Academy
ALL - ALL Private
Evergreen Garden
PK - KG Private
Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School
7 - 12 Public
Sky View Middle School
6 - 8 Public
PK - 5 Public
Luther Burbank Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Mary Rowlandson Elementary
PK - 5 Public
Ayer Middle
6 - 8 Public
Ayer High
9 - 12 Public
Children's Center At Groton
PK - KG Private

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Cities Near Fort Devens Army base

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Leominster 5.9 miles 40,954 $227,200 $889
Fitchburg 8.8 miles 40,419 $180,200 $846
Nashua 16.8 miles 86,799 $239,100 $1,082
Littleton Common 9.5 miles 2,845 $338,400 $481
Groton 6.5 miles 939 $364,500 $525
Townsend 9.4 miles 1,227 $210,000 $750
Ayer 4.1 miles 2,930 $269,600 $881
South Lancaster 7.3 miles 1,812 $257,100 $936
Clinton 8.5 miles 7,488 $232,600 $992
Maynard 13.0 miles 10,314 $327,600 $1,020

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