Scituate, Massachusetts

   

 

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Location in Plymouth County in Massachusetts

Coordinates: 42°11′45″N 70°43′35″W / 42.19583, -70.72639

Country

United States

State

Massachusetts

County

Plymouth

Settled

1630

Incorporated

1636

Government

 - Type

Open town meeting

Area

 - Total

31.8 sq mi (82.4 kmē)

 - Land

17.2 sq mi (44.5 kmē)

 - Water

14.6 sq mi (37.8 kmē)

Elevation

30 ft (9 m)

Population (2000)

 - Total

17,863

 - Density

1,039.6/sq mi (401.4/kmē)

Time zone

Eastern (UTC-5)

 - Summer (DST)

Eastern (UTC-4)

ZIP code

02066

Area code(s)

339 / 781

FIPS code

25-60330

GNIS feature ID

0618352

Website: http://www.town.scituate.ma.us/

Scituate is a small seacoast town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod Bay midway between Boston and Plymouth. The population was 17,863 at the 2000 census.

For geographic and demographic information on the village of North Scituate, which is a part of Scituate, please see the article North Scituate, Massachusetts.

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