Introduction to Lakeville, Massachusetts
Lakeville, Massachusetts, in Plymouth county, is 8 miles SE of Taunton, Massachusetts (center to center) and 35 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts.
First settled in 1717, Lakeville was originally part of Middleborough. Incorporated on May 13, 1853, it was named after the system of "lakes" in the area that include the Assawompset Pond, Long Pond, Great Quittacas Pond and Little Quittacas Pond, and Pocksha Pond. Lakeville is located in Plymouth County, which was founded in 1685.
Lakeville and Nearby Attractions
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- Freetown Fall River State Forest nt
- Children's Museum in Easton nt
- Myles Standish Monument State Reservation n
The Poquoy Brook Country Club, Heritage Hill Country Club, and Reservoir Heights Golf Club provide opportunities to play golf. The Lakeville Church of the Nazarene, Saint Martha and Saint Mary Church, and Mullein Hill Chapel are some of the local churches. The Freetown Fall River State Forest provides opportunities for horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking, and hiking. The Fort Phoenix State Reservation, Bridge Village Heritage Park, and Myles Standish State Forest also close to Lakeville.
General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport is in close proximity.
Lakeville Higher Education
The closest colleges to Lakeville include Bridgewater State College, Bristol Community College, and University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth.
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