Guide to Plymouth County, MA

Mover’s Guide to Plymouth County, MA

Are you planning on moving near Plympton, MA, in the near future? Our town is a southern suburb of Boston with a population of around 2,954. And though we are small, our community holds a lot of importance. Take a look at our mover’s guide to see everything you will be able to enjoy once you move to the area. See why we are proud to call Plymouth County, MA, our home!

About Plymouth County, MA

Population: 515,300




Median Home Value: $370,300

Median Rent: $1,279

South of Boston and its attractions, Plymouth County, MA, is settled along Cape Cod Bay, stretching to from one county seat (Plymouth) to another (Brockton). It was created by the Plymouth General Court, Plymouth Colony’s legislature, in 1685.

Plymouth Rock in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Plymouth Rock by Sophia Lai lic CC BY 4.0

Explore the Town of Plymouth & Our Country’s History

Want to take a look around “America’s Hometown?” Plymouth, MA, is the site where the Mayflower Pilgrims set up their colony in New England. Thought to be the first place they stepped onto land in America, Plymouth Rock is a landmark you can still visit today at Pilgrim Memorial State Park, and more than one million tourists do each year. The town sits between Kingston and Sandwich on the coast of Cape Cod Bay.

Plymouth is also an excellent place for some New England whale watching. See for yourself with boat tours from popular guides Captain John Boats or Capt. Jim Brady & Sons Charters & Tours!

Tour Our Cranberry Bogs

Have a taste for cranberry? Massachusetts cranberry bogs have long been vital to both their local and state economies. For thousands of years, natives to the area have enjoyed the natural cranberry bogs, and in the 1860s, cultivation of the crop began. Now, Massachusetts is the second leading producer of cranberries in the country at 2.06 million barrels in 2020 behind Wisconsin, and the Plymouth County area is still a large producer of cranberries. Ocean Spray is headquartered in Lakeville-Middleboro.

Plympton, MA, is home to Mayflower Cranberries, a 112-acre farm with 23.6 acres of active cranberry bogs. This location has three different bogs (beds) of cranberries that you can explore. Visitors can come get first hand “Be The Grower” experience at Mayflower Cranberries by signing up for a tour. And also during this tour, you are able to aid in the harvesting process of the cranberries. See the process firsthand and witness our local farmers perfecting their craft.

Here are some other places around Plymouth County that you can visit:

Photo by Marina Khrapova lic Unsplash

Our Plympton, MA, Community

Our town offers plenty of places, restaurants, and other attractions for you to explore, just 35 miles from Boston. Plympton is the smallest town in southeastern Massachusetts, but we still have a lot to offer.

Plympton Ranks High

For the Best Public Schools in the Boston Area · For the Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in the Boston Area · For the Best Suburbs to Live in the Boston Area

Our small-town charm can be witnessed through our sense of community. We encourage you to check out our many small businesses, local farms, and excellent eateries around town. Burrage Pond Wildlife Management Area is a great place to spend an afternoon exploring, with walking trails and more than 2,000 acres of land. You are sure to see many different species of birds, fish, and trees on your trip. Robbins Pond is another nearby fishing spot!

Restaurants to Try

Which of our local eateries will you find to be your new favorite spot? Whether you are looking to take advantage of our proximity to the coast with seafood or are trying to find some Boston classics, Plympton restaurants will serve you up something delectable.

  1. Wood’s Seafood – Experience fresh seafood as you dine overlooking Plymouth Harbor at Wood’s Seafood! Yankee Magazine readers and editors agree that this spot is some of the best fish and lobster in the area. See for yourself!
  2. The Cabin – Located in Middleboro, this favorite restaurant has been around for more than 74 years. It grew from a clam shack and ice cream stand to now a full-service bar and restaurant. You can find something for everyone here—from pizza to seafood to steak.
  3. Cornerstones Pub & Grill – Take a trip to your friendly neighborhood pub! Cornerstones on Main Street in Carver has live entertainment on the weekends and a delicious selection of classic bar food.
  4. KKatie’s Express – From the owners of KKatie’s Burger Bar, this even faster option still has all the same favorite menu items. Enjoy the burgers, chicken sandwiches, and shakes that you can customize!
  5. Grille 58 – One trip to Grille 58 in Halifax will not be enough, since there are too many fantastic dishes on the menu to try just one. Whether you are looking for fried dinners, fish, or a hearty entrée, you will have no problem finding something here.
  6. Three V – Three V is your destination for Italian dishes in Plympton. This location is the family’s third in the area. After opening their first restaurant Kingston and another in honor of their grandmother, Three V culminates the hard work and effort of the Viscariello family.

Self Storage in Plympton, MA

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Katie Mest

Katie Mest

About the Author: Katie Mest is an SEO Specialist at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She specializes in writing about the self storage industry, including storage tips and helpful resources. Outside of work, Katie enjoys camping, hiking, and exploring the outdoors with her newly adopted Greyhound rescue, Titan.