The city of Lowell, Massachusetts is located about 27 miles northwest of Boston. Lowell is the fourth largest city in the state with a population of 105,167. The city has a total area of 14.5 square miles. Lowell was founded in the early 1800s as a planned manufacturing center for textiles utilizing its location along the Merrimack River. Lowell is part of Middlesex County. The Lowell District Court is located at 41 Hurd Street and serves the following municipalities:
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