*Please note that the 5th Congressional District only includes the following parts of Cambridge: Precincts 2 and 3 of ward 4, wards 6, 7, 8, and 9, and precincts 1 and 2 of ward 10
Form of Government: Mayor, City Council
1. Cambridge is home to Harvard University, founded in 1636 and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, founded in 1861.
2. Cambridge is also home to the Cambridge Chronicle, the oldest surviving weekly newspaper in the country.
3. Bicycling Magazine has listed Cambridge as one of the best biking cities in the nation.