Norwell, Massachusetts

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Norwell, Massachusetts
Town
Jacobs Farmhouse, Norwell Historical Society
Location in Plymouth County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°09′42″N 70°47′40″W / 42.16167°N 70.79444°W / 42.16167; -70.79444Coordinates: 42°09′42″N 70°47′40″W / 42.16167°N 70.79444°W / 42.16167; -70.79444
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Plymouth
Settled 1634
Incorporated 1849
Government
 • Type Open town meeting
 • Town
   Administrator
James M. Boudreau
 • Board of
   Selectmen
John Mariano, Chair; Gregg McBride; Ellen Allen
Area
 • Total 21.2 sq mi (54.8 km2)
 • Land 20.9 sq mi (54.1 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 81 ft (25 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,506
 • Density 495.6/sq mi (191.72/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 02061
Area code(s) 339 / 781
FIPS code 25-50145
GNIS feature ID 0618347

Norwell is a small town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts.