Essex county. The surface of this town is uneven, and the soil rather hard and unproductive. It contains some good farms, a number of pleasant ponds, and is watered by Ipswich river on the north. There is a woolen mill in the town, and manufactures of bar iron, ploughs, boots and shoes; annual value about $50,000. Incorporated, 1782.—Population, 1837, 674. Lynnfield is 12 miles N. from Boston and 9 W. by N. from Salem.