This attractive South Shore community is actually comprised of several residential districts, each one claiming characteristics. In this large residential expanse, newcomers will find a variety of housing from handsome older residences in established neighborhoods to newer construction in modern developments. A good mix of apartments, condominiums, and townhomes provide the option for a maintenance-free lifestyle. This popular beachfront community is conveniently located just 30 minutes from the Hub. Commuter bus and rail service are available in nearby Quincy. Recreational amenities are centered around Wessagusset Beach, although tennis courts, parks, playgrounds, a boat marina, and swimming opportunities are also available. While undeveloped land is not available, redevelopment of existing sites continues to transform and modernize the face of the community.
Weymouth residents often designate which of four 'districts' they live in.
North Weymouth is considered anything north of the intersection of Church Street, North Street and Green Street. Some of the sites around North Weymouth are Great Esker Park, George Lane Beach, Webb State Park, the Wessagusset Yacht Club, Boston skyline views, and the Abigail Adams Historical Society. Historically North Weymouth was a blue collar area, However, recently it has started to include up-and-coming waterfront property that rivals similar in pricier towns. Many small cottages are being bought up and redone on the waterfront. This is notable on streets such as Regatta Road. North Weymouth is the most densely populated area of the town.
South Weymouth is mostly south of Route 3. South Weymouth is home to the former Naval Air base that is being redeveloped into residential and commercial properties and is one of the areas biggest development projects. South Shore Hospital and Weymouth High School are in South Weymouth. South Weymouth has its own town square called Columbian Square.
East Weymouth is somewhat in the center of Weymouth, including Whitman's Pond, Jackson Square, and Town Hall. East Weymouth has several fine examples of Victorian homes, including Queen Anne, shingle, and colonial revival homes. Some particularly fine examples of these homes are being restored on Hillcrest Road. East Weymouth has many longtime working class residents who take pride in their hometown.
Weymouth Landing spans a mile around Weston Park. After recent years of blight in the main commercial area it is being redeveloped. Weymouth Landing is the border between Weymouth and Braintree and is where the Fore River splits into tributaries.
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