The Town of Shrewsbury was founded in 1727 and is located in the Worcester County.
Shrewsbury leather industry was began in 1786 following was the gunsmith operations in 1797 which produced shotguns and pistols and later cutlery.
Recreational activities at Dean Park in Shrewsbury is the perfect setting for baseball, tennis and soft ball, and the kids playgrounds are well maintained. Winter snow skiing comes alive every winter at Ward Hill on the Northborough town line.
Shrewsbury community events include a large 4th of July celebration and spectacular summer concerts.