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Living in Beacon Hill Boston

Beacon Hill is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Boston with 9,978 residents.

Beacon Hill has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: West End, Bay Village, Chinatown - Leather District, Downtown, Back Bay, South End and North End.

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Walk Score of Beacon Hill, Boston, MA

Beacon Hill is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Park Street Station in Beacon Hill, Boston

Park Street Station

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On The Street

Daily errands do not require a car in Beacon Hill Boston.

Beacon Hill is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Boston with a Walk Score of 98.

Find apartments in Boston's most walkable neighborhoods: Chinatown - Leather District, Bay Village and Beacon Hill.

Beacon Hill Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Beacon Hill to other Boston neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Chinatown - Leather District 98 100 73 4,431
2 Bay Village 98 100 71 1,307
3 Beacon Hill 98 100 73 9,978
4 North End 98 100 79 11,195
5 South End 96 95 83 24,651

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 383 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Beacon Hill.

People in Beacon Hill can walk to an average of 26 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Park Street StationVarious food & drink stands & trucks above & transfer to the Red or Green train lines below.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Park Street Station

Transit Score of Beacon Hill, Boston, MA

Beacon Hill is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Beacon Hill Boston apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Beacon Hill has world-class public transportation and about 6 bus, 1 subway and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Beacon Hill on public transit.

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Beacon Hill has about 4 car shares from Zipcar and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Beacon Hill, Boston, MA

Beacon Hill is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Hubway.

Photo of Advent School in Beacon Hill, Boston

Advent School

Photo of Beacon Hill Market in Beacon Hill, Boston

Beacon Hill Market

Photo of George Washington Statue in Beacon Hill, Boston

George Washington Statue

Photo of Louisburg Square in Beacon Hill, Boston

Louisburg Square

Photo of Park Street School in Beacon Hill, Boston

Park Street School

Photo of Church of the Advent in Beacon Hill, Boston

Church of the Advent

thumbnail for On The StreetThis is a beautiful statue located in the Boston commons. You will see lots of beautiful ones like this. They are one of a kind and a nice walk around the common you will see more

Voula Paras
on On The Street

Photo of Charles/MGH Station in Beacon Hill, Boston

Charles/MGH Station

Photo of Phillips Street Play Area in Beacon Hill, Boston

Phillips Street Play Area

Photo of Champney Place Private Way in Beacon Hill, Boston

Champney Place Private Way

Photo of The Phillips School in Beacon Hill, Boston

The Phillips School

thumbnail for Advent SchoolSince 1961, The Advent School has provided an outstanding education, grounded in the principles of social justice. Patrons believe that teaching children within a meaningful historical, cultural, or environmental context builds confident students who seek out connections within their learning. adventschool.org

Ian R Hutchinson
on Advent School

Photo of Park Street Historical District in Beacon Hill, Boston

Park Street Historical District

Photo of Griddler's in Beacon Hill, Boston

Griddler's

Photo of Japanese Lantern in Beacon Hill, Boston

Japanese Lantern

Photo of Beacon Hill Post Office in Beacon Hill, Boston

Beacon Hill Post Office

thumbnail for Beacon Hill MarketThe windows advertise ice cream, dairy, pet food, candy, deli, fresh foods, fruit & produce, dinners to go, groceries, & cheese.

Ian R Hutchinson
on Beacon Hill Market

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