Lakeville, MA Town Information

Lakeville is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 10,602 at the 2010 census.[1]

 

The town's geography is dominated by its namesake lakes, which are referred to as "ponds" in general usage. In addition to the main bodies of water and their feeder brooks and rivers, there are also several smaller ponds, as well as many brooks and swamps, including the Casual Swamp and the Cedar Swamp, which is protected as a part of the Assonet Cedar Swamp Wildlife Management Area, which is operated by the Massachusetts Audubon Society. There are also several small conservation areas, four country clubs and two parks, including the Ted Williams Camp, which was once the site of a summer baseball camp run by Ted Williams. According to "Lakeville, Massachusetts Gravestone Inscriptions 1711-2003" by Jean Douillette, there are 31 known cemeteries in Lakeville, or almost 1 per square mile.

 

As of the census[12] of 2000, there were 9,821 people, 3,292 households, and 2,659 families residing in the town. The population density was 328.4 people per square mile (126.8/kmē). There were 3,662 housing units at an average density of 122.5 per square mile (47.3/kmē).

 

Source: Wikipedia

 

Image: "Lakeville MA Town Hall" by ToddC4176 at the English language Wikipedia. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.