Introduction to Hanover, Massachusetts
Hanover, Massachusetts is 9 miles SE of Weymouth, Massachusetts and 21 miles SE of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Plymouth County. The town is part of the Boston metro area. The population of Hanover is 13,164.
Hanover was fist settled in 1649 by English settlers. Farmer William Barstow was the first to build a bridge along the North River. Originally, it was a part of the town of Scituate. The town of Hanover was officially incorporated on June 14, 1727. It was named after the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain, King George I.
Hanover and nearby Attractions
- Plymouth Rock
- Plymouth Plantation
- Martha's Vineyard
- Child's Play Museum
Things To Do In Hanover
Hanover has a number of open spaces and woodlands where you can enjoy a day trip with your family. Summer and winter recreational facilities are also available. You can even enjoy several water sports in the town including fishing, boating and swimming. Hanover also includes many shopping centers and restaurants.
The area is served by Boston Logan International Airport.
Hanover Higher Education
Massasoit Community College is nearby.