Boston is a port and market town in Lincolnshire. The town itself had a population of 35,124 at the 2001 census, while the borough had a total population of 66,900.
Boston’s most notable landmark is St Botolph’s Church (“The Stump”), the largest parish church in England, visible for miles around from the flat lands of Lincolnshire. Residents of Boston are known as Bostonians. Emigrants from Boston named several other settlements around the world after the town, most notably Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States.