Scituate HarborThis quiet, seaside community stretches along 5 miles of the Massachusetts Bay and has the best scenic views of the famous Scituate Lighthouse and beautiful rocky shores. Scituate has a total of six beaches, boating and yachts clubs, a public and private golf course, historical sites and parks, and several waterfront restaurants. Scituate Harbor is famous for boating and fishing, as well as its festivities and annual events held throughout the town and along the marina. Be sure to visit the historic Barker Tavern (formerly known as the William-Barker House) which was established in 1634 and still remains on the harbor.

Population:  17,863

Location: 31 miles southeast of Boston

County: Plymouth County

Size: 31.8 square miles (17.6 square miles land & 14.2 square miles water)

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

Bordering Towns: Cohasset, Hingham, Norwell, Marshfield

Lifestyles: Boating/Sailing, Marinas, Beaches, Swimming, Fishing, Kayaking, Parks, Fishing, Walking/Hiking Trails, Golf Courses, Equestrian, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Cross Country Skiing

Town Map:

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List of Beaches:

  • Egypt Beach
  • Humarock Beach
  • Minot Beach
  • Peggotty Beach
  • Sand Hills Beach
  • Town of Scituate Beach


Scituate Lawson TowerChrist Lutheran Church:

First Baptist Church:

First Parish Unitarian Unversalist Church of Scituate:

First Trinitarian Congregational Church:

Friends of St Frances X Cabrini:

Harbor United Methodist Church:

Servants of Christ:

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church:

St. Mary’s of the Nativity:

Conservation Areas, Parks & Trails

Cushing Memorial State Park:

Driftway Conservation Park:

Hiking Trails:

Maxwell Conservation Trust:

Rivermoor Habitat Park:


Boat Club:

Fire Department:

Friends of Scituate Seniors:

Hatherly Country Club:

Historic Society:


Police Department:

Recreation Department:

Scituate Arts Association:

Scituate Boat Works:

Scituate Country Club:

Senior Center:

Scituate Harbor Marina:

Scituate Maritime Center:

Town Hall:

600 Chief Justice Cushing Highway
Scituate, MA 02066
(781) 545-8743

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30 am to 4:45 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am to 7:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 11:45 am

Widow’s Walk Golf Course:

Yacht Club:

Historical Sites

Cudworth House:

Early Scituate Families:

Lawson Tower:

Mann Farmhouse & Museum:

Minot’s Ledge Light:

Old Scituate Light:

The Barker Tavern (formerly Williams-Barker House c. 1634):

The Bates House:

Woodworth House:

Medical & Veterinarian Facilities

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton:

Care Well Urgent Care – Norwell:

Driftway Animal Hospital:

Harbor Medical Associates:

South Shore Hospital - Weymouth:

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

Public Transportation

Boston Logan Airport


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

Marshfield Municipal Airport:

Train Stations

Greenbush Station:

North Scituate:


Beach Street School:

Cushing Elementary School:

Erdman Preschool:

Gates Intermediate School:

Hatherly Elementary School:

Inly School:

Jenkins Elementary School:

Little Steps Learning Center:

Owl’s Crossing Preschool:

Quackers Preschool:

Scituate High School:

Wampatuck Elementary School: