Weymouth is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, Weymouth had a total population of 55,643. Weymouth is one of thirteen Massachusetts municipalities that have applied for, and been granted, city forms of government but wish to retain “The town of” in their official names. It is named after Weymouth, Dorset, a coastal town in England. It is the second-oldest European settlement in Massachusetts. Weymouth is considered one of the South Shore’s more affordable towns and offers a short commute into Boston, MBTA bus and rail service and a town beach.
Beacon Hill is bound by Storrow Drive, Cambridge, Bowdoin, Park and Beacon Streets. It is about 1/6 of a square mile and situated along the riverfront of the Charles River Esplanade to the west, just north of Boston Common and the Boston Public Garden. The block bound by Beacon, Tremont and Park Streets is included as well. Beacon Hill has three sections: the south slope, the north slope, and the “Flat of the Hill”, which is a level neighborhood built on landfill.