Framingham is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She has on an area of 68.5 km ² 68 318 inhabitants ( 2010) and is located west of Boston, east of Worcester.
The city was known by the Framingham study of heart and circulatory diseases. Also located in Framingham, the Sudbury Valley School.
In Framingham following international companies have their headquarters:
- International Data Corporation, consulting and event provider for the IT and telecommunications industry.
- Staples, retailer of office supplies
- The TJX Companies, Inc., known in Europe for the off-price stores TK Maxx.
Sons and daughters of the town
- Crispus Attucks, victims of the " Boston Massacre "
- Marshall Brown, jazz trombonist, music educator, songwriter and leader of the International Youth Band
- Ginger Fish, drummer
- Richard W. Higgins, pilot of the United States Air Force
- Jo Dee Messina, Country singer
- Peter Parker, a physician and missionary who long the China of the Qing Dynasty traveled
- Adam Schiff, politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives
- Ashley Walden, luger