Welcome to Weymouth, MA - Real Estate and More
Welcome to Weymouth, Massachusetts – Real Estate and More
Located in Norfolk County, the town of Weymouth is considered part of Greater Boston. Founded in 1622 as Wessagusset, it is the second oldest town in the state of Massachusetts. It was renamed to Weymouth in 1635 when it was incorporated. Like it’s neighboring town of Braintree, they function as a city form of government, with a mayor and council.
Weymouth was well known in the shoe manufacturing industry from 1620-1973, being home to one of the largest shoe manufacturers, Stetson Shoe Company. It is the birthplace of Abigail Adams, wife of President John Adams and mother of President John Quincy Adams.
Another large presence in Weymouth was the Naval Air Station South Weymouth, from 1942-1997. Presently, the land is being developed as Union Point, a multi-use facility of commercial space, private residences, hiking and bike trails and open space. It also has its own T-stop.
Weymouth is also known for South Shore Hospital, a 378-bed, not-for-profit, tax-exempt, charitable provider of acute, emergency, outpatient, home health, and hospice care. SSH’s home care division includes South Shore Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the South Shore, and Home & Health Resources. The hospital system is ranked #7 in Massachusetts and #6 in the Greater Boston area by US News.
There are almost 53,743 residents in Weymouth. Estimated median household income is $76,594. Median home price is $336,241. For fiscal year 2017, the real estate tax rate for Weymouth is $12.81 for residential and $20.20 for commercial and industrial properties.
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