Cohasset, Massachusetts is a New England town in Norfolk County with an estimated population of 8,500. The town is known for beautiful beaches, a quaint downtown with shops and restaurants, its protected harbor, and stunning views of the coast. Cohasset has a lot to offer both visitors and year-round residents. Highlights of Cohasset include a weekly Farmers Market, boating, beaches, Wompatuck State Park reservation, and the popular performance center South Shore Music Circus.
Geographically, Cohasset is 31.4 square miles with 9.8 square miles of land; 21.7 square miles of water. The town is bordered on the north and northeast by Massachusetts Bay. A large portion of the southwestern part of town is bordered by Wompatuck State Park.
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2020 Tax Rate: $12.90/thousand
Medium Income: $117,670
Government: Open town meeting and five-member board of selectmen
Beaches: Sandy Beach, Black Rock Beach, Bassings Beach
Yacht Clubs and Boating: Cohasset Yacht Club, Cohasset Sailing Club, public boat launch in Cohasset Harbor
Approximately 1500 students with a teacher ratio of 14:1
Elementary: Osgood: serves pre-k through second grade
Deer Hill Elementary School: serves grades 3-5
Cohasset High School: Combined Middle/High School
Athletic Team: Skippers
Students may also attend South Shore Vocational Technical High School
Golf: Cohasset Golf Club
Yacht Club: Cohasset Yacht Club (Private)
MBTA commuter rail Greenbush Line