The Town of Amesbury is in Essex County
, near the New Hampshire state line on Lake Gardner between Salisbury
and Merrimac along Interstate 495 near Maudslay State Park
. Nearby are Lake Attitash, John Greenleaf Whittier Home
, and the Amesbury Ski Area.
Mary Baker Eddy spent part of 1868 and 1870 in Amesbury as a houseguest. Her study and investigations during this time contributed to her discoveries relating to the Christian Science Movement.
Amesbury is part of the Boston, Massachusetts-New Hampshire metro area.