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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


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

University Ave. Burlington MA

Upland Rd

Upland Road, Burlington MA