Weymouth, Massachusetts

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Town of Weymouth
Fogg Library
Fogg Library
Motto(s): 
Laborare Est Vincere  (Latin)
"To Work Is To Conquer"
Weymouth is located in Massachusetts
Weymouth
Weymouth
Location in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 42°13′15″N 70°56′25″W / 42.22083°N 70.94028°W / 42.22083; -70.94028Coordinates: 42°13′15″N 70°56′25″W / 42.22083°N 70.94028°W / 42.22083; -70.94028
CountryUnited States
StateMassachusetts
CountyNorfolk
Settled1630
Incorporated1635
Government
 • TypeMayor-council city
 • MayorRobert Hedlund
Area
 • Total21.6 sq mi (56.0 km2)
 • Land17.0 sq mi (44.1 km2)
 • Water4.6 sq mi (11.9 km2)
Elevation
200 ft (27 m)
Population
(2010)[1]
 • Total53,743
 • Density3,161.3/sq mi (1,218.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
02188 - 02189 - 02190 - 02191
Area code(s)339 / 781
FIPS code25-78865
GNIS feature ID0619462
Websitehttp://www.weymouth.ma.us/

Weymouth is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. As of the 2010 census, Weymouth had a total population of 53,743. Despite its city status, it is formally known as the Town of Weymouth. It is named after Weymouth, Dorset, a coastal town in England.[2] It is the second oldest European settlement in Massachusetts. Actor Hal Holbrook and architect Frank Lloyd Wright are from Weymouth.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population and Housing Occupancy Status: 2010 - State -- County Subdivision, 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-06-26.
  2. [1] Weymouth the First Hundred Years by Ted Clark

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