Nahant/ nəˈhɑːnt/ is a town in Essex Region, Massachusetts, United States. The populace was 3,410 at the 2010 demographics, which makes it the tiniest community by populace in Essex Area. With simply 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2) of land area, it is the tiniest district by area in the state. It is mostly a residential community.

Nahant MA. does not have a center or high school. Pupils attend grades preschool with 6th at Johnson Primary school in Nahant. For grades 7 via twelve, trainees participate in colleges in close-by Swampscott.

cityscape of Nahant Massachusetts serviced by proh2osolutions/boston

Points of Interest:

The Henry Cabot Lodge House, a National Historic Site at 5 Cliff Street in Nahant

Greenlawn Burial ground, a historical cemetery

Nahant Historical Society Museum, located in the Nahant Community Center

Its beaches; almost an island, Nahant has no shortage of beaches.

Northeastern College Marine Science Facility, located at East Factor, also home to Nahant’s observatory. Martin Scorsese filmed the lighthouse scenes for the film Shutter Island right here in the summer season of 2008.

The World War II Bunkers. Found inside Trimountain as well as East Factor, they were initially developed to defend Boston Harbor and the bordering waters from a feasible attack during the battle. During the Cold War, the setup at East Factor housed Nike rockets meant to quit a nuclear assault on Boston. The center at Trimountain was for “aiming” the missiles.

The website of the country’s initial lawn tennis video game is at East Factor.

Forty Actions– A previously wood stairs, originally containing forty actions, leading to a pocket beach discovered heading towards East Point; it currently is built of iron as well as has more than forty steps because of beach disintegration.