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Cohasset, MA

Cohasset is a small town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, with a population of 8,381 as of 2020. It is located on the corner of the South Shore, where Boston Harbor ends and Massachusetts Bay begins. It has a rocky shore with many ledges and rocks lying offshore. It was first settled by English colonists in 1670 and became a separate town from Hingham in 1770. It is known for its historic buildings, such as the Cushing–Nichols House and the First Parish Meeting House, and its scenic views of the ocean. Cohasset has a website where you can find more information about its government, services, events, and resources.

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The Cohasset Common Historic District that includes the First Parish Meeting House, the Second Congregational Church, the South Shore Community Center, and the Town Hall, making it one of the finest examples of early New England village greens.