About Lakeville

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.

Lakeville History

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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  • Long Pond
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  • Massasoit State Park
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  • Robbins Museum of Archaeology
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  • Freetown Fall River State Forest
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  • Children's Museum in Easton
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  • Myles Standish Monument State Reservation
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Things To Do In Lakeville

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.

Lakeville Transportation

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.


People
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Total Populationnt11,098nt
Male Share of the Populationnt48.9%nt
Female Share of the Populationnt51.1%nt
Senior Citizensnt13.7%nt
Employed Population 16+nt6,036nt
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Updated: 17th November, 2018 5:18 AM.