Walpole was founded in 1721 after a group residents petitioned the Town of Dedham to become a separate Town.Their petition was finally accepted in 1724 and they chose their town's name in honor of Sir Robert Walpole, who was the Prime Minister of Great Britain at the time. Walpole is a community abundant in local resources.

Community Resources

Community Television

Council on Aging

Emergency Mental Health Services Provider 

Fire Department

Food Pantry


Police Department

Recreation Department

Half-Day Cafe Memberships (Grades 3-5)

Walpole Public Schools


Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High School

Regional Vocational & Technical Schools

Veterans Agent & Disability Affairs Advocate