East Billerica is the area of the town located east of Route 3A and Allen Road. This region borders Tewksbury to the north and Wilmington to the east. Residents living in the neighborhood can take Andover Road directly into the center of town. Route 129 bisects the area roughly in half, traveling west into Chelmsford and east to Wilmington, Reading, and Wakefield.
Most of the homes in East Billerica are located in small neighborhoods off of Route 129, Andover Road, Pond Street, and Whipple Road. Sequoia Street and Sumac Road form an enclosed circle off of Pond Street. The houses in this neighborhood are mostly spacious, 3-4 bedroom Colonials and ranches. On the eastern side of this region, George Brown Street connects Route 129 and Salem Road with many homes nearby including large, 2-4 bedroom Colonial, Dutch, ranch, and split entry style homes.
Shawsheen River runs along the entire eastern side of East Billerica. Canoers and kayakers have plenty of places to launch their boat onto this 26 mile river. There are also many fishing spots along the river’s coast, where locals can catch bass, trout, pickerel, and more. Concord River, another great place to fish, canoe, and kayak, runs through the center of Billerica, roughly parallel to the Shawsheen River.
East Billerica is within driving distance of many public parks and forests. Fox Hill, a small mountain that’s popular among bikers, hikers, and skiers, is located on the western side of the region. This area is just a few miles west of Billerica State Forest, Ralph Hill Conservation Area, and Vietnam Veterans Park, each of which are located near the Northwest Expressway.
East Billerica is near many excellent shopping areas including Shops at Billerica, the town’s largest shopping plaza. Oakdale Mall, which features over fifty stores and restaurants, is just a few miles west of this area in Tewksbury. Many more shopping centers can be found about ten miles south along the Middlesex Turnpike in Burlington.