Introduction to Stoughton, Massachusetts
Stoughton, Massachusetts is 4 miles NW of Brockton, Massachusetts and 16 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Norfolk County. The town is part of the Boston metro area. The population of Stoughton is 27,149.
In 1713, Stoughton was settled in for the first time. It was incorporated as a town in 1726 and was named after the first Chief Justice of Colonial Courts, William Stoughton. In fact, he was also the Chief Justice of the Salem Witch Trials. The oldest choral society of United States is also located in the town of Stoughton. Moreover, it was the first municipality of Massachusetts that declared itself a "No Place for Hate" town.
Stoughton and nearby Attractions
- The Children's Adventure Playspace Project
- Halloran Park
- Ames Long Pond
- 5 Wits - Tomb, an adventure tour inside a 3,000 year old Egyptian tomb
- Boston Children's Museum
Things To Do In Stoughton
The town of Stoughton organizes swimming programs at the Ames Long Pond. You can also enjoy your leisure time at the basketball courts and horseshoe pits of the local parks. The town of Stoughton also offers barbeque spots and picnic areas.
Boston Logan International Airport is the nearest international airport.
Stoughton Higher Education
Babson College is nearby.