Norwell MANorwell is a semi-rural town best known for its modern schools, libraries, health facilities, wildlife preserve and several parks, including Norris Reservation.  There is no beach access, but the town does have a laid-back country feel.  There are several equestrian centers in the area. The town's southeastern border runs along the North River which has waterfront properties.  Here you will find The Company Theatre a three-time recipient of the Moss Hart Award, which recognizes outstanding New England productions, entertaining audiences since 1978.

Population:  11,000

Location: 25 miles south of Boston

County: Plymouth County

Size: 21.2 square miles (20.9 square miles land & 0.3 square miles water)

Geography: Massachusetts Bay, Scituate Harbor, Beaches, Rocky Shores, Marshes, Rivers, Brooks, Ponds, Forest, Conservation Areas

Bordering Towns: Hanover, Hingham, Marshfield, Rockland, Scituate

Lifestyles: Kayaking, Canoeing, Outdoor Sports, Mountain Biking, Fishing, Parks, Walking/Hiking Trails, Equestrian, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing

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Assinippi Universalist Church:

Church Hill United Methodist Church:

First Parish Church of Norwell Unitarian Universalist:

New Hope Chapel:

St. Helens’ Norwell:

United Church of Christ:

Conservation Areas, Parks & Trails

Black Pond Bog Nature Preserve:

Cuffee Hill Conservation Area:

Donovan – Wildcat Conversation Area:

Gaffield Park:

Jacons Pond Conservation Area:

Miller Woods & Fogg Forest:

Norris Reservation:

Wompatuck State Park:


Norwell Reservoir MassachusettsArbour Senior Care:

Fire Department:

Historic Society:


Police Department:

Recreation Department:

Senior Center:

South Shore Natural Science Center:

Town Hall:

The James Library & Center for the Arts:

Historical Sites

Hornstra Dairy Farm:

Norwell Farms:

Medical & Veterinarian Facilities

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton:

Black Pond Veterinary Service:

Care Well Urgent Care – Norwell:

Norwell Veterinary Hospital:

South Shore Hospital - Weymouth:

VCA Roberts Animal Hospital – Hanover:

VCA Roberts South Shore Animal Hospital – Weymouth (emergencies):

Public Transportation

Boston Logan Airport

Joseph Ingle Bus Service:

Highways: Route 3  & Route 3A Northbound and Southbound, Route 123

Marshfield Municipal Airport:


Bright Horizons:

First Parish Preschool:

Grace Farrar Cole Elementary School:

Kidbridge Learning Center:

Norwell High School:

Norwell KinderCare:

Norwell Middle School:

Norwell Special Education:

Ridge Hill School:

South Shore Charter Public School:

The New Nursery School:

William Gould Vinal Elementary School:

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