Middlesex county. Dracut is united to Lowell by a bridge over Merrimack river. The town is pleasantly situated on the N. side, on the line of N.H., with a tolerable soil and some water power, by Beaver river. It lies 27 miles N. from Boston and 16 N. by E. from Concord. Incorporated, 1701. Population, 1837, 1,898. The manufactures of Dracut consist of woolen goods, leather, cutlery, boots and shoes. Annual amount, exclusive of woolen goods, about $25,000.