Merrimacport, Massachusetts

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Coordinates: 42°49′40″N70°59′18″W / 42.82778°N 70.98833°W / 42.82778; -70.98833 Coordinates: 42°49′40″N70°59′18″W / 42.82778°N 70.98833°W / 42.82778; -70.98833
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Essex
town Merrimac, Massachusetts
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern)
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Merrimacport is an unincorporated village and the oldest section of the town of Merrimac, Massachusetts, located along the Merrimack River.

Settled in 1638, it began as a fishing village and was long a part of the section of Amesbury, Massachusetts known as West Amesbury. During the Industrial Revolution, a nearby village developed around the newly formed Merrimac square. In 1876, West Amesbury, including Merrimacport (aka: South Amesbury), split from Amesbury, incorporating itself as the town of Merrimac.

Merrimacport is divided from the rest of Merrimac by Interstate 495. It goes from the Southern Border of Amesbury to Locust Street.

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