Southeastern Massachusetts, bordered by Middleborough on the west, Plympton on
the north, Kingston on the northeast, Plymouth on the east, and Wareham on the
south. Carver is 40 miles southeast of Boston; 39 miles east of Providence,
Rhode Island; and 219 miles from New York City.
Normal temperature in January.....26.5°F
(National Climatic Data Center)
Main Number: (508) 866-3400
Form of Government
Board of Selectmen
Transportation and Access
Carver lies in the heart of the Old Colony Region between Boston and Cape Cod. The major highways are State Route 3 and Interstate 495, which give access to the airport, port, and intermodal facilities of the Greater Boston Region.
Principal highways are State Route 58, which runs in a N-S direction, and U.S. Route 44, which runs E-W between the coast and Providence, Rhode Island.
Commuter rail service to South Station, Boston, is available on both the Middleborough and Plymouth Lines.
Carver is a member of the Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Authority (GATRA), which provides Dial-A-Ride service to the elderly and disabled.
The Plymouth Municipal Airport, a General Aviation (GA) facility located 4 mi SW of the city, has 2 asphalt runways 2,501'x75' and 3,501'x75'. Instrument approaches available: Non-precision.
LAND USE CLASSIFICATION
* (Office of Environmental Affairs 1985)
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