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Our Genealogy Helper for Weymouth ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Weymouth (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Weymouth. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

A Few Details for Weymouth ...

While it's still very early in our research, we have found that:

  • Weymouth was settled in 1630.
  • It was incorporated in 1635.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Weymouth is located in Norfolk County.

To see how the shape of Massachusetts' counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Norfolk County: Bristol, Middlesex, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester & Providence (RI).

Below are the counties that are near Weymouth. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Weymouth:

  • Norfolk County     (The home county of Weymouth)
    • East Weymouth [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Weymouth
      • East Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Weymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Weymouth
    • North Weymouth [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Weymouth
      • North Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Weymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Weymouth
    • Braintree [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braintree
      • Braintree [Norfolk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,074 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braintree
    • Quincy [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy
      • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy
    • South Weymouth [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Weymouth
      • South Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Weymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Weymouth
    • Wollaston [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wollaston
      • Wollaston [Norfolk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wollaston
    • Montclair [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montclair
      • Montclair [Norfolk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montclair
    • Norfolk Downs [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norfolk Downs
      • Norfolk Downs [Norfolk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norfolk Downs
    • West Quincy [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Quincy
      • West Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Quincy
    • Holbrook [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holbrook
      • Holbrook [Norfolk County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,014 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holbrook
    • Beechwood [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beechwood
      • Beechwood [Norfolk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beechwood
    • Milton [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Norfolk County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,537 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
  • Barnstable County
    • Bourne [Barnstable County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bourne
      • Bourne [Barnstable County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Weymouth
      • 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
    • Sandwich [Barnstable County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandwich
      • Sandwich [Barnstable County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Weymouth
      • 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
    • Provincetown [Barnstable County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Provincetown
      • Provincetown [Barnstable County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Provincetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Provincetown
  • Bristol County
    • North Easton [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Easton
      • North Easton [Bristol County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Easton
    • South Easton [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Easton
      • South Easton [Bristol County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Easton
    • Easton [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
      • Easton [Bristol County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Easton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton
    • Easton Center [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton Center
      • Easton Center [Bristol County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton Center
    • Furnace Village [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Furnace Village
      • Furnace Village [Bristol County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Furnace Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Furnace Village
    • East Mansfield [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Mansfield
      • East Mansfield [Bristol County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Mansfield
    • Raynham [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raynham
      • Raynham [Bristol County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,560 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raynham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raynham
    • Mansfield [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
      • Mansfield [Bristol County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,539 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
    • Raynham Center [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raynham Center
      • Raynham Center [Bristol County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raynham Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raynham Center
    • Norton [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norton
      • Norton [Bristol County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,983 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norton
    • East Taunton [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Taunton
      • East Taunton [Bristol County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Taunton
    • Chartley [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chartley
      • Chartley [Bristol County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chartley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chartley
  • Essex County
    • Nahant [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nahant
      • Nahant [Essex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,506 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nahant
    • Lynn [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
      • Lynn [Essex County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,539 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynn
    • Saugus [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saugus
      • Saugus [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,542 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saugus
    • Swampscott [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swampscott
      • Swampscott [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,462 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swampscott
    • West Lynn [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Lynn
      • West Lynn [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Lynn
    • Marblehead [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marblehead
      • Marblehead [Essex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,551 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marblehead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marblehead
    • Salem [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salem
      • Salem [Essex County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,581 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • West Town Landing [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Town Landing
      • West Town Landing [Essex County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Town Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Town Landing
    • Peabody [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peabody
      • Peabody [Essex County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peabody
    • Lynnfield [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynnfield
      • Lynnfield [Essex County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,040 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynnfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynnfield
    • Beverly [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly
      • Beverly [Essex County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,242 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly
    • Beverly Farms [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beverly Farms
      • Beverly Farms [Essex County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beverly Farms
  • Middlesex County
    • Cambridge [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cambridge
      • Cambridge [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,192 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambridge
    • Chestnut Hill [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut Hill
      • Chestnut Hill [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chestnut Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Hill
    • Somerville [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somerville
      • Somerville [Middlesex County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,935 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerville
    • Everett [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everett
      • Everett [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,107 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everett
    • Huron Village [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huron Village
      • Huron Village [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huron Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huron Village
    • Newton Highlands [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton Highlands
      • Newton Highlands [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton Highlands have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton Highlands
    • Eliot [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eliot
      • Eliot [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eliot
    • Malden [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malden
      • Malden [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,922 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malden
    • Medford [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medford
      • Medford [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,847 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medford
    • Newton Center [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton Center
      • Newton Center [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton Center
    • Newton Upper Falls [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton Upper Falls
      • Newton Upper Falls [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton Upper Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton Upper Falls
    • Newton [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
      • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
  • Plymouth County
    • Hingham [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hingham
      • Hingham [Plymouth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,720 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hingham
    • Accord [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Accord
      • Accord [Plymouth County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Accord
    • Hull [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hull
      • Hull [Plymouth County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,484 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hull
    • North Abington [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Abington
      • North Abington [Plymouth County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Abington
    • Rockland [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
      • Rockland [Plymouth County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,992 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland
    • Abington [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abington
      • Abington [Plymouth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,752 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abington
    • North Scituate [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Scituate
      • North Scituate [Plymouth County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Scituate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Scituate
    • Norwell [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwell
      • Norwell [Plymouth County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,171 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwell
    • Montello [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montello
      • Montello [Plymouth County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montello
    • Minot [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minot
      • Minot [Plymouth County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minot
    • Whitman [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitman
      • Whitman [Plymouth County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitman
    • Brockton [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockton
      • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockton
  • Suffolk County
    • Dorchester [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dorchester
      • Dorchester [Suffolk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dorchester
    • Mattapan Station [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mattapan Station
      • Mattapan Station [Suffolk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mattapan Station
    • Mattapan [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mattapan
      • Mattapan [Suffolk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mattapan
    • Point Shirley [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Shirley
      • Point Shirley [Suffolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Shirley
    • South Boston [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Boston
      • South Boston [Suffolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boston
    • Hyde Park [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyde Park
      • Hyde Park [Suffolk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyde Park
    • Winthrop [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winthrop
      • Winthrop [Suffolk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,446 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winthrop
    • Jamaica Plain [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jamaica Plain
      • Jamaica Plain [Suffolk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamaica Plain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamaica Plain
    • Roslindale [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roslindale
      • Roslindale [Suffolk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roslindale
    • Roxbury [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxbury
      • Roxbury [Suffolk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxbury
    • Readville [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Readville
      • Readville [Suffolk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Readville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Readville
    • Stonybrook Village [Suffolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonybrook Village
      • Stonybrook Village [Suffolk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonybrook Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonybrook Village
  • Worcester County
    • Cordaville [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cordaville
      • Cordaville [Worcester County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cordaville
    • Fayville [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayville
      • Fayville [Worcester County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayville
    • Milford [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
      • Milford [Worcester County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,965 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • South Milford [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Milford
      • South Milford [Worcester County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Milford
    • Southborough [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southborough
      • Southborough [Worcester County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southborough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southborough
    • Southville [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southville
      • Southville [Worcester County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southville
    • Hopedale [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopedale
      • Hopedale [Worcester County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,934 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopedale
    • Mendon [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendon
      • Mendon [Worcester County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendon
    • Blackstone [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackstone
      • Blackstone [Worcester County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,209 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackstone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackstone
    • Upton [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upton
      • Upton [Worcester County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,088 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upton
    • Westborough [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westborough
      • Westborough [Worcester County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westborough
    • Millville [Worcester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millville
      • Millville [Worcester County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millville
  • Hillsborough County (NH)
    • Pelham [Hillsborough County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
      • Pelham [Hillsborough County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<3>
  • Bristol County (RI)
    • Warren [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
      • Warren [Bristol County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,469 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warren
    • Barrington [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barrington
      • Barrington [Bristol County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,015 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barrington
    • Bristol [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol [Bristol County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
  • Providence County (RI)
    • Burnt Swamp Corner [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Swamp Corner
      • Burnt Swamp Corner [Providence County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnt Swamp Corner
    • Arnold Mills [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnold Mills
      • Arnold Mills [Providence County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnold Mills
    • Cumberland [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Cumberland [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Central Falls [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central Falls
      • Central Falls [Providence County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,468 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Falls
    • Pawtucket [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawtucket
      • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawtucket
    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woonsocket
      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woonsocket
    • Lincoln [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
      • Lincoln [Providence County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • East Providence [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Providence
      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Providence
    • North Smithfield [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Smithfield
      • North Smithfield [Providence County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,576 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Smithfield
    • Providence [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Providence County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • North Providence [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Providence
      • North Providence [Providence County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,507 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Providence

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Weymouth, see our County-by-County Page for Weymouth.

Newspapers Published in the Vicinity of Weymouth ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 122 newspapers that have been published in the area around Weymouth.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Weymouth. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Weymouth and those printed in the larger area surrounding Weymouth.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 10 miles [16.1 km] of Weymouth.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Weymouth:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Massachusetts
    • Stories from New Hampshire
    • Stories from Rhode Island

Cemeteries Near Weymouth ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Weymouth.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Weymouth covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Weymouth had a post office and railroad service. In 2020, Weymouth had a population of 58,104 people.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Weymouth, with the one closest to Weymouth listed first.

  • Weymouth [Norfolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weymouth
    • Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Weymouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,104 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Weymouth had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weymouth
  • Weymouth Heights [Norfolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weymouth Heights
    • Weymouth Heights [Norfolk County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Weymouth
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Weymouth Heights had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weymouth Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weymouth Heights
  • East Weymouth [Norfolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Weymouth
    • East Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Weymouth
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, East Weymouth had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Weymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Weymouth
  • North Weymouth [Norfolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Weymouth
    • North Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Weymouth
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, North Weymouth had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Weymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Weymouth
  • East Braintree [Norfolk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Braintree
    • East Braintree [Norfolk County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Weymouth
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, East Braintree had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Braintree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Braintree
  • West Hingham [Plymouth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hingham
    • West Hingham [Plymouth County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Weymouth
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 700 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, West Hingham had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hingham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hingham
  • Continue List ...
    • Quincy Point [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy Point
      • Quincy Point [Norfolk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Quincy Point had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quincy Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy Point
    • Braintree [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braintree
      • Braintree [Norfolk County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Weymouth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,074 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Braintree had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braintree
    • South Braintree [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Braintree
      • South Braintree [Norfolk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Weymouth
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, South Braintree had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Braintree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Braintree
    • South Weymouth [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Weymouth
      • South Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, South Weymouth had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Weymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Weymouth
    • South Hingham [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Hingham
      • South Hingham [Plymouth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Weymouth
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 500 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, South Hingham had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Hingham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Hingham
    • Hingham Center [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hingham Center
      • Hingham Center [Plymouth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the east of Weymouth
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,200 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hingham Center had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hingham Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hingham Center
    • Hingham [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hingham
      • Hingham [Plymouth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Weymouth
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,800 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,720 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hingham had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hingham
    • Quincy [Norfolk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy
      • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Weymouth
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 16,723 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Quincy had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy
    • Hatherly [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatherly
      • Hatherly [Plymouth County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Weymouth
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 510 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hatherly had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatherly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatherly

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Weymouth. See our List of 1890's Communities around Weymouth.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Weymouth ...

While our initial data about Weymouth came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Weymouth in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Weymouth.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Weymouth:
Services available in 1895: had a Railroad Station, Express Office

George#&160;F. Cram Map of Massachusetts (1901)
Published by George F. Cram& Co.

We have found Weymouth in these Censuses: 2010-1900. See our Census Page for Weymouth for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Weymouth. See our Misc Page for Weymouth for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Norfolk County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Weymouth: www.weymouth.ma.us/

The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Weymouth) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Weymouth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WeymouthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weymouth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2206, Longitude: -70.9432    
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MACRIS (for the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System). More information about the MHC and MACRIS can be found on their website: mhc-macris.net.
<6>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Weymouth, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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