Natick is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. Natick is located near the center of the MetroWest region of Massachusetts, with a population of 45,796 at the 2010 census. Only 10 miles (16 km) west from Boston, Natick is considered part of the Greater Boston area. Natick has warm relatively dry summers and cold winters with a strong chance of snowfall from December through to March. Natick has many buildings and sites of interest including the station tree is a 500-year-old black oak that the original surveyors used to mark the boundary between Natick and what was then part of Needham.