With a population of approximately 18,848, Pembroke, Massachusetts offers a small town feel in a big city environment. Located in Plymouth County and just 23 miles from Boston, the town features recreation, parks, and water activities.
Geographically, Pembroke has 23.5 sq.miles with 21.8 sq. miles in land and 1.6 sq. miles in water. Pembroke's geography can be divided in half. The northern half is dominated by the rivers and streams of the area, flowing through thick forests which once provided the lumber for the North River's shipbuilding industry. The southern half is dominated by several ponds and Silver Lake, where the towns of Pembroke, Kingston, Plympton and Halifax come together.
Tax Rate 2020: $14.58
Medium Income: $101,447
Government: Selectmen, Town Administrator, Open Town Meeting
Approximately 2,894 students with a teacher ratio of 15:1
Three elementary schools: Hobomock, Bryantville, North Pembroke
Pembroke Community Middle School
Pembroke High School
Athletics team: Titans
North River Community Church, First Church, St. Thecla Catholic Church, Pembroke Assembly of God, Bryanville United Methodist Church, Plymouth Bay Church.
Pembroke’s water resources include the North River, Indian Head River, and its ponds: Oldham, Furnace, Great Sandy Bottom, Little Sandy Bottom, Stetson; and Silver Lake.
Golf: Pembroke Country Club (public)
Commuter rail: Kingston-Route 3 line