Woburn is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. Woburn is located 11 miles (18 km) north of Boston, Massachusetts, and just south of the intersection of I-93 and I-95. Deacon Edward Convers was also one of the founders of Woburn. He was one of its first selectmen, and built the first house and first mill in Woburn. He was very active in town affairs and was a large landowner, miller and surveyor.