Hanover (Massachusetts)

Hanover is a small town on the South Shore in Massachusetts off of Route 3. Hanover is very quaint and bordered by Norwell on the north and east, Pembroke and Hanson on the south, and Rockland on the west and northwest. Hanover is about 17 miles north of Plymouth, 23 miles southeast of Boston, and 220 miles from New York City. Hanover is in Plymouth County, the small town of just over 13,000 people was incorporated in 1727, and encompasses almost 16 square miles of total land.

Get in

By car

Hanover can be accessed via Route 3 in Massachusetts through exits 12, 13, and 14.

By train

Hanover can also be accessed via the T or the Commuter Rail, which both drop you off about 10 minutes away from the Town of Hanover, in the neighboring towns with train stations.

By bus

The Plymouth & Brockton daily bus service offers service daily from South Station in Boston all the way down to Cape Cod. The bus stop in Rockland would be most convenient to get to Hanover, just a few minutes away.

Get around

In order to get around the small town of Hanover, it is quicker and more convenient to drive from point to point. For those who are looking for a way to exercise and/or be outside, it is also a very nice to take a bike ride or walk either alongside the roads or even through the trails created throughout the town.





There are not many bars in Hanover, but Rockland, Hingham, and Marshfield have several options.


Go next

Routes through Hanover

Boston Rockland  N  S  Duxbury Plymouth
Quincy Norwell  N  S  Duxbury Kingston
Brockton Rockland  W  E  Norwell Scituate
Stoughton Rockland  W  E  Marshfield Duxbury

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