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Hanson, MA Real Estate Analysis

Hanson is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 10,209 at the 2010 census.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.7 square miles (40.6 km2), of which 15.0 square miles (38.9 km2) is land and 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2), or 4.21%, is water. It is the 250th largest town in the Commonwealth, over seven square miles smaller than the average. Hanson is considered one of the inland towns of Massachusetts’s South Shore, and is bordered by Rockland and Hanover to the north, Pembroke to the east, Halifax to the south, East Bridgewater to the west, and Whitman to the northwest. Hanson is located approximately 9 miles (14 km) east of Brockton, 13 miles (21 km) south of Quincy, and 18 miles (29 km) south-southeast of Boston.

Hanson, like many towns in central Plymouth County, is dominated by lakes, rivers and swamps. The largest ponds include Oldham Pond along the Pembroke town line, Indian Head Pond (the source of Indian Head Brook) just south of Oldham Pond, Maquan Pond, located east of the center of the town, and Wampatuck Pond, located in the center of the town. In addition to Indian Head Brook, the town has several other brooks and rivers, including the Shumatuscacant River and Poor Meadow Brook to the west, and White Oak Brook to the south. To the north of town lies the Little Cedar Swamp, along Indian Head Brook. There is a small town forest and two camps, Rainbow Camp and Camp Kiwanee, within the town as well. Burrage Pond Wildlife Management Area lies mainly in the section of town called Burrage or South Hanson. About half of the 1,625 acres (7 km2) are in Hanson, the other half in Halifax.

  • Monponsett: On the southern border with Halifax and has its own post office and zip code (02350). Monponsett is named for the Monponsett Twin Lakes which lie along much of the Hanson/Halifax border.
  • Burrage: In South Hanson and named for Albert Burrage, one of the town’s most prominent industrialists. He formed the Atlantic Dyestuff Company which had its first factory where present-day Hawks Avenue and the Litecontrol Corporation are located. Burrage includes portions of Pleasant Street, South Street and Reed Street.
  • Brentwood: Encompassing much of Gorwin Drive and several of its side streets, Brentwood is in the central part of Hanson.

Hanson was first settled in 1632 as the western parish of Pembroke. The town was officially incorporated in 1820, and was named for Maryland newspaper publisher and U.S. Senator Alexander Contee Hanson. The town’s early industry revolved around farming, as well as bog iron and quarrying. Mills also popped up along the rivers during the nineteenth century. Today the town is mostly residential, with some farming and cranberry farming. Ocean Spray was first started by several bogs in Hanson.[2]

For more information on the town of Hanson, please visit the town web site at http://www.hanson-ma.gov/Public_Documents/index

 

Hanson Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Hanson

84 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 84 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 84 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 84, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72281833)
2 beds 2 baths 1,925 sqft $360,000
80 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 80 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 80 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 80, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72281754)
2 beds 2 baths 1,925 sqft $360,000
82 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 82 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 82 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 82, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72281536)
2 beds 2 baths 1,590 sqft $329,000
50 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 50 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 50 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 50, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72281172)
2 beds 2 baths 1,520 sqft $329,000
178 Woodbine Ave Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 178 Woodbine Ave, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72281026)
3 beds 2 baths 1,874 sqft $399,900
204 Reed St Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 204 Reed St, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72280191)
2 beds 1 bath 1,188 sqft $170,000
206 Holmes St Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 206 Holmes St, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72279171)
3 beds 2 baths 1,536 sqft $379,900
640 State St Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 640 State St, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72278766)
3 beds 3 baths 2,551 sqft $459,900
329 Reed St Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 329 Reed St, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72278482)
3 beds 1 bath 1,136 sqft $259,900
296 Lakeside Rd Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 296 Lakeside Rd, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72273349)
2 beds 1 bath 1,280 sqft $195,000
146 Milford St Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 146 Milford St, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72271975)
2 beds 1 bath 890 sqft $239,900
38 High St, Unit 3 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 38 High St, Unit 3, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72270105)
2 beds 2 baths 1,680 sqft $275,000
47 Adams Cir Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 47 Adams Cir, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72267566)
3 beds 2 baths 1,404 sqft $349,950
23 Liberty Circle, Unit 107 Hanson, MA 02341
2 beds 3 baths 2,225 sqft $499,900
21 Liberty Circle, Unit 106 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 21 Liberty Circle, Unit 106, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72265972)
2 beds 3 baths 2,225 sqft $499,900

Sold Listings in Hanson

84 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 84 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 84 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 84, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72281833)
2 beds 2 baths 1,925 sqft $360,000
80 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 80 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 80 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 80, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72281754)
2 beds 2 baths 1,925 sqft $360,000
82 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 82 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 82 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 82, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72281536)
2 beds 2 baths 1,590 sqft $329,000
50 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 50 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 50 Saw Mill Lane, Unit 50, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72281172)
2 beds 2 baths 1,520 sqft $329,000
178 Woodbine Ave Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 178 Woodbine Ave, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72281026)
3 beds 2 baths 1,874 sqft $399,900
204 Reed St Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 204 Reed St, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72280191)
2 beds 1 bath 1,188 sqft $170,000
206 Holmes St Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 206 Holmes St, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72279171)
3 beds 2 baths 1,536 sqft $379,900
640 State St Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 640 State St, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72278766)
3 beds 3 baths 2,551 sqft $459,900
329 Reed St Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 329 Reed St, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72278482)
3 beds 1 bath 1,136 sqft $259,900
296 Lakeside Rd Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 296 Lakeside Rd, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72273349)
2 beds 1 bath 1,280 sqft $195,000
146 Milford St Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 146 Milford St, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72271975)
2 beds 1 bath 890 sqft $239,900
38 High St, Unit 3 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 38 High St, Unit 3, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72270105)
2 beds 2 baths 1,680 sqft $275,000
47 Adams Cir Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 47 Adams Cir, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72267566)
3 beds 2 baths 1,404 sqft $349,950
23 Liberty Circle, Unit 107 Hanson, MA 02341
2 beds 3 baths 2,225 sqft $499,900
21 Liberty Circle, Unit 106 Hanson, MA 02341
Photo of 21 Liberty Circle, Unit 106, Hanson, MA 02341 (MLS # 72265972)
2 beds 3 baths 2,225 sqft $499,900

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Hanson School Data

Hanson School Districts

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Hanson Schools

Maquan Elementary School
PK-2, public
Hanson Middle School
6-8, public
Indian Head
3-5, public

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