Introduction to Kingston, Massachusetts
Kingston, Massachusetts, in Plymouth county, is 3 miles NW of Plymouth, Massachusetts and 30 miles SE of Boston, Massachusetts. The people of the town are in the Boston metropolitan area. Kingston has a population of 11,780.
Kingston was first settled by Europeans in the year 1620. Prior to the arrival of the white settlers, the land was the tribal home to the Wampanoag people. Modern day Kingston is believed to be the site of numerous violent battles during King Phillip's War from 1675-1676. The town of Kingston was officially incorporated in the year 1726.
Kingston and nearby Attractions
- Pilgrim Hall Museum
- Mayflower Society
- Plimouth Plantation
- Alden House Museum
- Jones River Village Historic Society
- Executive Lanes Kingston Inc
Things To Do In Kingston
The city boasts of a variety of interesting things to do. There are many clubs in the city that organize numerous recreational programs and events for the people of Kingston. Food lovers can head to the local restaurants to savor the rich traditional options.
Boston Logan International is the nearest major airport that serves the city.
Kingston Higher Education
The city is served by Bridgewater State College.