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If you know the origin of a Burlington street name, your wisdom is appreciated. Some are obvious topographical references and aren’t worth pursuing (Rocky Hill etc.) And some have obvious historical roots (Winn). It’s the myriad other names that need clarification (Winona, Van Norden etc.). Please email the information to


Dale St

Dale St. Burlington MA

Daniel Dr — Son of developer Jon Graham, a prolific builder along the Middlesex Turnpike area.

Daniel Drive, Burlington MA

Dartmouth Rd — Part of a college-themed neighborhood including Amherst, Princeton and University.

Dartmouth Rd. Burlington MA

Davida Rd — Daughter of Burlington developer Jack Moss. Here she is.

Davida Road (Nelson Rd.) Burlington MA

Dearborn Rd — Charles Dearborn, an active figure in town, lived near the common, just downhill from the fire station.

Dearborn Rd. Burlington MA

Demone Dr — Developed by the Demone brothers (concrete forms business).

Demone Dr. Burlington MA

Dennis Dr — Named after Dennis Johnson, the oldest son of Bob Johnson, who owned the land before it was bought by Al Comeau and later developed.

Dennis Drive, Burlington MA

Derryfield Ave

Derryfield Ave. Burlington MA

Dolores Dr — Originally became Ronald Road as it turned left and ran parallel to the power lines, but Ronald Road sounded too much like Donald Road, so the town erased the name and extended the Dolores name around that left turn.

Dolores Ave. Burlington MA

Donald Rd

Donald Rd. Burlington MA

Donna Ln

Donna Lane, Burlington MA

Doris St

Doris St. Burlington MA

Dorothy Rd

Dorothy Rd. Burlington MA

Douglas Ave

Douglas Ave. Burlington MA

Dover Dr

Dover Drive, Burlington MA

Drake Rd

Drake Rd. Burlington MA

Druid Hill Ave

Druid Hill Ave. Burlington MA

Dublin Cir

Dublin Circle Burlington MA

Duncan Rd

Duncan Rd. Burlington MA

Dunlap St

Dunlap St. Burlington MA