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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


Oak Knoll Rd

Oak Knoll St. Burlington MA

Oak St

Oak St. Burlington MA

Old Colony Rd

Old Colony Rd. Burlington MA

Old Concord Rd

Old Concord Rd. Burlington MA

Olean Rd

Olean Rd. Burlington MA

Olympian Way — The town’s four olympians in the 1984 winter olympics: Peter and Kitty Carruthers and Mark and Scott Fusco. A banner was hung across the Middlesex Turnpike too, but not permanently. Pic here.

Olympian Way, Burlington MA

Orchid Cir

Orchid Circle Burlington MA

Overlook Ave

Overlook Ave. Burlington MA

Oxbow Ln

Oxbow Lane, Burlington MA