Moving to Rochester Massachusetts
Here is a Wonderful Rural Community! Homes are typically set on 1-2 acres minimum and Farms are at 6+ acres. Visiting Rochester feels like you’ve stepped back in time, driving through the many backroads. In fact, many folks spend their leisure time just driving the scenic routes for enjoyment.
History buffs will have much to discover; Wampanoag and other local tribes, visits potentially from Vikings and/or Norsemen & all about the early settlers of Plymouth County.
Although landlocked, ocean beach rights to Silver Shell Beach in Marion are provided to residents. Children living here may attend elementary school and then graduate to the tri-town school system (shared with neighboring Mattapoisett and Marion). Also, Old Colony Vocational & if you prefer Tabor Academy, a private school.
Rochester features Country Fairs, Mattapoisett River races, Farm stands, Horseback riding, endless trails for walking & hunting. In addition go canoeing, kayaking or power boating. There’s also a gun club and tons of great fishing spots.
Rochester included Mattapoisett and Marion until 1852 and 1857 when they were separated and Incorporated on their own. The town is about 36 .4 square miles & according to the 2020 census, has a population of just over 5700 people. Learn more about Rochester Massachusetts of Plymouth County by visiting Wikipedia end the Rochester, Ma official page.