Davis Square is a major intersection in the northwestern section of Somerville, Massachusetts where several streets meet: Holland Street, Dover Street, Day Street, Elm Street, Highland Avenue, and College Avenue. The name is often used to refer to the West Somerville neighborhood surrounding the square as well.
Davis Square is located approximately four miles from downtown Boston, and two miles from mid-Cambridge. The square is served by the Davis Square Station, one of the stops on the MBTA Red Line. Davis abuts the Powder House Square, Magoun Square, and Spring Hill neighborhoods, as well as Tufts University.
Davis Square is today a vibrant commercial, retail, nightlife, and dining district.