Carver, Massachusetts

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United States > Massachustts > Plymouth County > Populated Places > Carver

Town Hall

108 Main Street
Carver, MA 02330
(508) 866-3400

Quick History

Named for John Carver, first Governor of Plymouth Colony.

Establishment and former town name(s) [1]

9 June 1790: Incorporated as a town, from part of Plympton, by State 1790, c2.

8 February 1793: Bounds between Carver and Plympton established.

20 January 1827:

24 March 1849:

16 May 1901: Bounds between Carver and Wareham established.

7 March 1921: Bounds between Carver and Middleborough established.

Archiac name: Mohootset

Section/Villages within the town: Annasnappet, Bate's Pond, East Carver, Ellis Furnace, John's Pond, North Carver, Popes Point, Quitticus, Shoestring District, South Carver, Wenham


Boundary Changes [1]

Neighboring Communities

Kingston | Middleborough | Plymouth | Plympton | Wareham



Cemeteries [2]

Central Cemetery (1811)

Main Street

East Carver Cemetery (1770)

Rt 44, East Carver

Lakenham Cemetery (aka North Cemetery) (1718)

Center and Main Streets, North Carver

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish (Catholic) Cemetery (1920)

Center Street

Union Cemetery (1777)

Main Street, South Carver

Wenham Road Cemetery (1770)

Plymouth Street and Wenham Road, East Carver

Church History and Records




  1. USGS GNIS FID 613907
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator



Societies, Libraries and Museums

Town Records

Vital Records

  1. Vital Records of Carver Massachusetts to the Year 1850 Google Books



  1. 1.0 1.1 Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].
  2. A guide to Massachusetts cemeteries (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002), [FHL book 974.4 V37L 2002].