The city of Peabody, Massachusetts is part of the North Shore and is approximately 22 miles north of Boston. Peabody has a population of 51,441 and a total area of 16.9 square miles. Peobody is knicknamed “The Leather City” because of the many tanneries that operated in the city until the second half of the 20th Century. Peabody is part of Essex County. The Peabody District Court is located at 1 Lowell Street and serves the following municipalities:
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