Introduction to Middleborough, Massachusetts
Middleborough, Massachusetts is 9 miles E of Taunton, Massachusetts and 34 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Plymouth county. The town is part of the Brockton metro area. The population of Middleborough is 19,941.
Middleborough was previously called Middlebury, which was the name of a place in England. Recently, the name was changed to Middleborough. During the war at the time of King Philip’s reign, the entire population of Middleborough took shelter in a fort near the Nemasket River. Later on, the populace withdrew to Plymouth colony. In their absence, the entire village was burned to the ground and it took several years before it was populated again.
Middleborough and nearby Attractions
- Middleborough Waterworks
- Middleborough Townhall
- Unitarian Universalist Church
- Central Baptist Church
- Perchade Cemetery
Things To Do In Middleborough
There are notable tourist places like churches and ancient worshipping venues scattered throughout Middleborough. Moreover, the lakes, swamps and reservoirs spread all around are also interesting tourist spots.
The closest airport is Boston Logan International.
Middleborough Higher Education
Bridgewater State College provides higher education.