Hingham, MA Real Estate Info

Hingham MA Town Information

Hingham, Massachusetts in Plymouth County has an estimated population of 22,157. The town's rich history is reflected in its beautiful antique homes and well-known historical sites. Some of these include the "Old Ordinary" which houses the Hingham Historical Society Museum and Derby Academy (founded in 1784) which is the oldest co-educational school in the country. There is also First Parish Old Ship Church, the oldest wooded structure in the country in continuous use as a place of worship.

The beauty, quaintness & serenity of Hingham make this town a wonderful place to live!

Geographically, Hingham has 26.3 sq. miles; 22.2 sq. miles of land and 4.1 sq. miles of water. The town has several forests, parks and Conservation areas: Wompatuck, World’s End Reservation, Bumpkin Island, Button Island, Langlee Island, Ragged Island, Sarah Island.

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Town Info

Tax Rate 2022: $11.56

Government: Selectmen, Town Administrator, Open Town Meeting


Approximately 4,299 students with a teacher ratio of 15:1

Elementary: East Elementary School, Plymouth River Elementary School, South Elementary School

Hingham Middle School

Hingham High School, South Shore Educational Collaborative

Private Schools: Derby Academy, Notre Dame Academy, St. Paul School, Old Colony Montessori School, Su Escuela Language Academy

Students may also attend South Shore Vocational Technical High School

Athletic Team: Harbormen


Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Congregation Sha'aray Shalom; First Baptist Church; First Church of Christ Scientist; First Parish Old Ship Church (Unitarian Universalist); Glastonbury Abbey; Hingham Congregational Church (United Church of Christ); House of Prayer Lutheran Church; New North Church; North Street Community Chapel; Resurrection Church (Roman Catholic); Second Parish in Hingham (Unitarian Universalist); South Shore Baptist Church; St. John the Evangelist (Episcopal)


Yacht Club: Hingham Yacht Club; Lincoln Sailing Center

Tern Harbor, Hingham Harbor Marina

Golf: Boston Golf Club (private); South Shore Country Club (municipal); Black Rock Country Club (Private)

Beaches: Hingham Bathing Beach (Park), North Beach


MBTA commuter rail Greenbush Line, MBTA Bus Route 220, Commuter Boat