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Living a Boating Lifestyle in Duxbury, Massachusetts

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Where to Retire in Duxbury and Home Prices

There are active communities and other developments in the Duxbury area. Real estate is quite expensive - listed the Home Value Index to be $932,008 in late 2022. See our Massachusetts Directory using "Find a Community" above for Mass. communities.

What Is Special about Duxbury

Duxbury is historic, charming, affluent, and located on the water.

What Is Not Special about Duxbury

The major drawbacks are that it is expensive and Massachusetts is a high tax state.

Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is about 30 degrees with July averaging about 72 degrees.  Duxbury gets around 35 inches of snow during the winter months.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The Art Complex Museum offers a year-round schedule of exhibitions, lectures, concerts, classes, education programs, demonstrations;  The Old Shipbuilder's Historic District is a 287-acre includes over 140 buildingsbuildings deemed to contribute to the historic character of the area and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986; Duxbury Beach is known as one of the most beautiful in the state, and offers outdoor recreation. For the best cultural scene, Boston is nearby.


The crime rate in Duxbury is very low.

Medical Facilities

Beth Israel Deconess Hospital is in Plymouth, about 20 miles away.


Boston's airport is about 40 miles away.

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