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Marshfield, MA Town Information

Marshfield is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States, on Massachusetts's South Shore. The population was 25,132 at the 2010 census.[2]

 

Marshfield is bordered by Massachusetts Bay to the east, Duxbury to the south and southeast, Pembroke to the west, Norwell to the northwest, and Scituate to the north and northeast. Marshfield is 18 miles (29 km) east of Brockton and 29 miles (47 km) southeast of Boston. Marshfield is named for the many salt marshes which border the salt and brackish borders of the town. There are three rivers, the North (along the northern border of the town), South (which branches at the mouth of the North River and heads south through the town) and the Green Harbor River (which flows just west of Brant Rock and Green Harbor Point at the south of town).

 

As of the census of 2000, there were 24,324 people, 8,905 households, and 6,598 families residing in the town.[13] The population density was 854.8 people per square mile (330.1/kmē). There were 9,954 housing units at an average density of 349.8 per square mile (135.1/kmē).

 

Source: Wikipedia

 

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