Pembroke is a rural community located approximately 30 miles south of Boston. The town is a convenient commute to Boston to the north and historic Plymouth to the south. With five ponds, Pembroke is able to offer swimming, boating and fishing in the summer and ice fishing and skating in the winter months to residents and visitors. Approaching Pembroke, visitors pass the herring run and the park, a site which brings people from surrounding areas.

Pembroke, MA Town HallPembroke's center is that of a typical New England town with many well-preserved historic buildings, picturesque and unique to the northeast. Residents comment that if you live in Pembroke and work elsewhere, you are always happy to come home.

It is located in southeastern Massachusetts, bordered by Hanover, Norwell, and Marshfield on the north and northeast; Duxbury on the east; Kingston, Plympton, and Halifax on the south; and Hanson on the west. Pembroke is 14 miles east of Brockton, 16 miles north of Plymouth, 26 miles southeast of Boston, and 220 miles from New York City.

Narrative compiled by the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).

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