Form of Government: Selectmen, Town Administrator, Representative Town Meeting
2010 Population: 33,006
Rep. Markey meets with visitors from Natick on Constituents' Day
April 20, 2010, Markey meets with Natick residents visiting Washington for D.C. Constituent Day
1. Natick was named for the Natick Indian tribe, and the name is translated as “place of hills”.
2. Henry Wilson, Vice President of the United States under Ulysses S. Grant from 1872-1875, was a shoemaker from Natick, where his “little red shoe hut” still stands today..
3. Natick's famous residents include Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin and Old Town Folks, and Horatio Alger, Jr., a minister and author of children's books with a "rags to riches" theme.
4. Walnut Hill School for the Art is one of the leading secondary schools in the nation