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About Plymouth

Richly steeped in historical relevance and native history, Plymouth, Massachusetts is the quintessential coastal New England town. Residing at The Village at Sawmill Woods provides you easy access to a variety of adventures on the water, including harbor cruises, lobster excursions and whale watching. Gorgeous beaches, and what seems like miles of sand, blue surf, sea birds and shells, await you. If fresh water is your preference, Plymouth is home to about 450 ponds. Award-winning golf courses are ready to be played, and you’ll find state parks for hiking and camping. Cultural opportunities include concerts, theaters, museums and galleries that flourish throughout the year.

Travel to Boston or Cape Cod is easy and convenient, using the commuter rail or the Plymouth & Brocton bus line. Locally, the GATRA Plymouth area bus line will take you to all the key points in town.

With a population of more than 50,000 people, Plymouth is a small community, but boasts a strong mix of cultural and social diversity, intellectual vitality and technological innovation. The town fosters a strong community bond, promotes civic pride and encourages a connection with its residents through countless community events, activities and public recreation areas.

Plymouth’s community represents all ages, professions and lifestyles. From Fortune 500 business leaders to independent local artists, the community thrives with a mix of opportunities for all to enjoy.

Plymouth benefits from one of the lower tax rates on the South Shore, due to a mix of residential, commercial, industrial and retail establishments. It was developed, not by chance, but rather through a master plan and careful attention to building a community rather than just building.

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