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Acushnet Massachusetts Massachushetts South Coast Communities
Originally an agricultural community embracing the headwaters of the Acushnet River, the residential town of Acushnet has retained its rural atmosphere while also providing a home for various industries. Through the 1800s, the town was the site of water-powered factories and boat yards; now the town hosts construction, manufacturing and agri/aquaculture industries. It is the original home of the Titleist golf ball.

Acushnet is a quiet, friendly community with many miles of winding, country roads. Residents take great pride in the town's schools, openness and feeling of family. Each fall, during the well known Apple/Peach Festival, Acushnet's growers, artisans and Historical Society welcome visitors from far and wide. *

Town of Acushnet
122 main Street Acushnet, MA 02743
508.998.0215

Official Town Website:
http://www.acushnet.ma.us/


Total Valuation: $ 549,504,155

FY03 Tax Rates:
Residential-$15.83
Commercial, industrial and personal $19.39

Population: 10,082

Area: 18 square miles

School System: Superintendent of Schools: Dr. Harold G. Devine, Jr. 508.998.0260

Public Schools:
Acushnet Elementary School (K-5), 800 Middle Road, 998.0255, Principal John Riordan
Albert F. Ford Middle School (6-8), 708 Middle Road, 998.0265, Principal Donna Dixon

Private Schools: St. Francis Xavier School, 223 Main Street, 995.4313, Principal Mrs. Susan Boulay

Services:
Trash (full municipal pickup),
Sewer, Water (75% of town receives municipal service)

Library: 88 Main Street, 998.0270

Parks and Beaches:
Pop Memorial Park, Pope Street off of Main Street
Activities: ball fields and playground.

Other Resources:
http://www.state.ma.us/cc/acushnet.html
http://www.buzzardsbay.org/acushnet/acushnet.htm

Described by community members for the MA Dept. of Housing and Community Development.

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