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Soil Survey of Worcester County Massachusetts

Soil Surveys of Worcester County, Massachusetts

The soil surveys of Worcester County were published in three parts: a Northeastern part, a Northwestern part, and a Southern part.

Worcester County, Northeastern Part

Worcester Soil Survey-Northeast

Communities of Northeastern Part: Berlin, Bolton, Boylston, Clinton, Fitchburg, Harvard, Holden, Lancaster, Leominster, Lunenburg, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Sterling, Westborough, West Boylston, and Worcester

Download the Soil Survey of Worcester County, Northeastern Part in PDF format

Issued: December 1985

Authors: William H. Taylor and Charles F. Hotz

Publication scale: Order 2 mapping at 1:20,000 scale with minimum delineations of 6-8 acres

Base Map Imagery: Black and White orthophotography flown in 1977

List of Prime Farmland Map Units

Hydric Soils List

Hydrologic Soils Group List

 

Worcester County, Northwestern Part

Not Available

Communities of Northwestern Part: Ashburnham, Athol, Barre, Gardner, Hardwick, Hubbardston, Oakham, Paxton, Petersham, Phillipston, Princeton, Royalston, Rutland, Templeton, and Winchendon

Author: William H. Taylor

List of Prime Farmland Map Units

Hydric Soils List

Hydrologic Soils Group List

 

Worcester County, Southern Part

Worcester Soil Survey-South

Communities of Southern Part: Auburn, Blackstone, Brookfield, Charlton, Douglas, Dudley, East Brookfield, Grafton, Hopedale, Leicester, Mendon, Milford, Millbury, Millville, North Brookfield, Northbridge, Oxford, Southbridge, Spencer, Sturbridge, Sutton, Upton, Uxbridge, Warren, Webster, and West Brookfield

Download the Soil Survey of Worcester County, Southern Part in PDF format

Issued: 1998

Author: William H. Taylor

Status: Published report, digitization in progress

Publication scale: Order 2 mapping at 1:25,000 scale with minimum delineations of 6-8 acres

Base Map Imagery: Black and White orthophotography flown from 1975-1980

List of Prime Farmland Map Units

Hydric Soils List

Hydrologic Soils Group List