Duxbury founded in 1637, was named by Myles Standish after Duxbury Woods in his home town of Chorley, Lancashire, Great Britain.  Settled by the Pilgrims, Myles Standish, and John Alden in 1624, Duxbury was incorporated in 1637.  Duxbury is primarily a residential community on the Atlantic coast in Plymouth County Massachusetts.  

Community Resources

Town of Duxbury

Council on Aging


Mental Health Emergency Services Provider (ESP)

Fire Department

Food Pantry

Greater Boston PFLAG 

Health Department


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Newcomers Club

Police Department

Recreation Department


South Shore Women's Resource Center (Domestic Violence)

Veterans Services