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Dartmouth, MA Town Information

Dartmouth, Massachusetts is a coastal New England town separated into two parts: North Dartmouth and South Dartmouth. Dartmouth itself is part of the Farm Coast New England comprising a chain of historic coastal villages, vineyards, and farms including Padanaram Village and Russell's Mills.


Dartmouth is the third-largest town (by land area) in Massachusetts, after Plymouth and Middleborough.[1] The distance from Dartmouth's northern most border with Freetown to Buzzards Bay in the south is approximately 16 miles (26 km). The villages of Hixville, Bliss Corner, Padanaram, Smith Mills, and Russells Mills are located within the town. Dartmouth shares borders with Westport to the west, Freetown and Fall River to the north, Buzzards Bay to the south, and New Bedford to the east with boat shuttles traveling multiple times daily to Martha's Vineyard and Cuttyhunk.


According to the 2010 US Census Bureau North Dartmouth has a population of 24,302 residents with a median household income of $82,403. It lists South Dartmouth with a population of 11,320 residents having a median household income of $100,836.


Source: Wikipedia


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