Hanover, Massachusetts located in Plymouth County has a population of approximately 14,800. Established in 1727, the town has kept its country atmosphere yet offers the convenience of shopping malls and light industry.
Geographically, Hanover is 15.7 sq.miles with 15.6 sq. miles in land and .1 sq. miles in water. Hanover’s eastern and southern borders consist of the North River, Indian Head River, and Third Herring Brook. The town has several parks, ponds, and sanctuaries.
Most homeowners enjoy sizable lots (often with stone walls left over from a bygone era). Ponds, streams, and rivers, which join the historic North River as it flows to the Atlantic Ocean, provide both summer and winter recreational opportunities.
Tax Rate 2020: $16.33
Medium Income: $73,838
Government: Selectmen, Town Administrator, Open Town Meeting
Approximately 2,601 students with a teacher ratio of 13:1
Three elementary schools: Cedar (pre-k to second grade), Center (pre-k to fourth), and Sylvester (third and fourth); Hanover Middle School (5-8); Hanover High School (9-12)
Students may also attend South Shore Vocational Technical High School
Athletics team: Indians
Religion and Services
Churches are located within Hanover include St. Marys, St. Andrews Episcopal, First Congregational Church, First Baptist Church, Living Hope Foursquare Church, and Grace Presbyterian. Many other religious faiths are represented in convenient, surrounding cities and towns.
Internationally acclaimed medical facilities are within commuting distance of Hanover. Six large well equipped local hospitals are available to residents as are walk-in medical centers in Hanover and surrounding towns.