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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


Nelson Rd

Nelson Road, Burlington MA

Nevada Rd

Nevada Road, Burlington MA

Newbridge Ave

Nevada Road, Burlington MA

Nichols St

Nichols St. Burlington MA

Northeastern Ave

Northeastern Avenue, Burlington MA