Hanson, Massachusetts is an inland community on the South Shore that was once part of Duxbury. It is 18 miles southeast of Boston.
If you want to buy or sell a home in Hanson, South Shore realtor Alice Pierce can help you by sharing the most current real estate market trends coupled with her being a South Shore resident all of her life.
What is it like to live in Hanson MA?
“I used to own a camera shop years ago in Hanson and still live here for the natural beauty and the country atmosphere.”
“Hanson… an undiscovered little gem of a place.”
“We raised our kids here and they got a wonderful education and values.”
Hanson, MA is a rural community with close-by amenities. It includes several tranquil lakes surrounded by pine groves and small ponds and a freshwater, lakefront beach area. The town of Hanson is rich in Indian lore and Pilgrim stories, and is a wonderful place for hikes and excursions.
Hanson MA: Recreation
Hanson is home to many lakes, rivers and marsh areas. There is a small town forest and the Burrage Pond Wildlife Management Area which is a 1,625 acre protected area with trails, streams and ponds. The trails are a mix of sandy roads surrounding working or abandoned cranberry bogs and paths in forested areas encircling assorted sized ponds.
Cranberry Cove was gifted to the town of Hanson by a successful cranberry grower and is a popular town beach with fresh water swimming, Red Cross-certified lifeguards and water safety instructors.
Hanson MA: Shopping and Conveniences:
Hanson is on the Kingston-Plymouth branch of the MBTA's commuter rail service, and has a convenient station for commuters and travelers alike. Not far from Hanson are shopping areas with large grocery stores and the like.
Hanson MA: Schools
Hanson is part of the Whitman-Hanson Regional Public School District and also operates Indian Head and Maquan Elementary schools along with the Hanson Middle School.
Hanson MA: Climate
Hanson, Massachusetts has more sunny days than it does cloudy days. High temperatures average 83 degrees and lows average 19 degrees.
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