The Starting Point of the Boston Marathon
Hopkinton is a town in Middlesex County, 26 miles west of Boston. The town is best known as the starting point of the Boston Marathon, held annually on Patriots’ Day in April.
Hopkinton is the corporate headquarters of Dell EMC, a global manufacturer of software and systems for information management and storage. The company is a major contributor to the town’s schools and recreational services.
Route 495 divides the town into east and west zones, which are connected by numerous spokes providing direct access to Logan Airport and other communities in the Greater Boston Metropolitan area.