Sharon, Massachusetts

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Sharon, Massachusetts
Sharon's town center in 2009
Sharon's town center in 2009
Motto(s): 
A nice place to live because it's naturally beautiful.[1]
Location in Norfolk County in Massachusetts
Location in Norfolk County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°6′46″N 71°11′2″W / 42.11278°N 71.18389°W / 42.11278; -71.18389
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Norfolk
Settled1650
Incorporated1775
Government
 • TypeOpen town meeting
 • Town AdministratorKrishanu Datta
 • Board of
   Selectmen
Walter "Joe" Roach
Emily Smith-Lee
William A. Heitin
Area
 • Total62.6 km2 (24.2 sq mi)
 • Land60.4 km2 (23.3 sq mi)
 • Water2.2 km2 (0.9 sq mi)  3.56%
Elevation
76 m (249 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total17,612
 • Density291.6/km2 (755.9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
02067
Area code(s)339 / 781
FIPS code25-60785
GNIS feature ID0618329
Websitehttp://www.townofsharon.net/

Sharon is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 17,612 at the 2010 census.

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