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Welcome to Crescent Beach ...

Crescent Beach is located in Plymouth County<1>.

The location of Crescent Beach has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Crescent Beach: Crescent Bch.

Crescent Beach is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Crescent Beach lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Crescent Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Massachusetts communities named Crescent Beach: This one is located in Plymouth County and the other is located in Suffolk County.

Beyond Massachusetts, there are 17 communities that are also named Crescent Beach - they are located in British Columbia (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Maine (2), Minnesota, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ontario (2), Quebec, South Carolina and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Crescent Beach.

Communities near Crescent Beach ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Crescent Beach.

  • New Bedford [Bristol County]
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    • New Bedford [Bristol County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Crescent Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,517 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bedford
  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Crescent Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fall River
  • Dartmouth [Bristol County]
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    • Dartmouth [Bristol County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Crescent Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,926 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dartmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dartmouth
  • Falmouth [Barnstable County]
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    • Falmouth [Barnstable County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Crescent Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,107 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falmouth
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middleborough [Plymouth County]
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      • Middleborough [Plymouth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Crescent Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,722 people
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    • Wareham [Plymouth County]
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      • Wareham [Plymouth County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Crescent Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,778 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wareham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sandwich [Barnstable County]
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      • Sandwich [Barnstable County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Crescent Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,151 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandwich
    • Bourne [Barnstable County]
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      • Bourne [Barnstable County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Crescent Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bourne
    • Somerset [Bristol County]
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      • Somerset [Bristol County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Crescent Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somerset have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerset
    • Fairhaven [Bristol County]
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      • Fairhaven [Bristol County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Crescent Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crescent Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crescent Beach.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crescent Beach. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Crescent Beach.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crescent Beach. See our Newspapers Page for Crescent Beach.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Plymouth County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crescent Beach. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Plymouth, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crescent Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crescent Beach) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crescent Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6543, Longitude: -70.7867       In this case, the coordinates for Crescent Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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