Hanson is a town in Plymouth Region, Massachusetts, United States and is among the inland communities of the South Coast. The populace was 10,209 at the 2010 demographics.
Hanson Mass., was first resolved in 1632 as the western church of Pembroke. The community was formally integrated in 1820 and was called for Maryland newspaper author of the Federal Republican Politician Paper and UNITED STATE Legislator Alexander Contee Hanson. Hanson was a champ of Free Speech and also Flexibility of journalism, and also he was drastically defeated and also his newspaper workplaces were assaulted and ruined by an angry mob after he released a write-up that was vital of the Management soon after the break out of the War of 1812. The community’s very early sector revolved around farming, as well as bog iron and quarrying. Mills additionally popped up along the rivers throughout the 19th century. Today the town is mostly domestic, with some farming and also cranberry farming. Ocean Spray was first started by numerous bogs in Hanson and also continued to be headquartered in Hanson before transferring to Plymouth in the 1970s. Hanson was home to the Cranberry Specialty Hospital which opened in 1919 as the Plymouth Region Healthcare Facility for Tuberculosis as well as enclosed 1992.
South Hanson: Previously the facility of town throughout the industrial age. South Hanson follows Massachusetts Route 27 from the border of Pembroke to Tri-Town (where East Bridgewater, Whitman, and also Hanson all intersect). South Hanson was previously house to the Plymouth Area Health center, a tuberculosis asylum, as well as the original Sea Spray Cranberry Co. facility. The historical and currently deserted South Hanson train station structure rests beside the modern-day MBTA Hanson terminal. Much of the major one-mile stretch of the South Hanson facility deals with urban degeneration and deindustrialization given its multitude of run-down buildings in an once flourishing location, though rebirth efforts have seen some local business open in the historical structures.
Monponsett:. On the southern boundary with Halifax and also has its own post office and also postal code (02350 ). Monponsett is named for the Monponsett Twin Lakes which lie along much of the Hanson/Halifax border.
Burrage: In South Hanson as well as named for Albert Burrage, one of the community’s most popular manufacturers. He formed the Atlantic Dyestuff Business which had its first manufacturing facility where present-day Hawks Opportunity is located. Litecontrol, currently of Plympton, had actually used the historical industrial complex before moving. The historical factory was knocked down in 2016.  Burrage was likewise formerly home to a library and a resort, both of which closed in the early 1900s. Burrage consists of sections of Pleasant Street, South Road, and also Reed Road.
Brentwood: The north-eastern region of Hanson, including Brook Road, State State, Godwin Drive, and also their sides streets.