Sharon Fun Facts
Sharon's geo-coordinates are 42.1236° N, 71.1786° W.
Sharon is part of Greater Boston, about 17 miles (27 km) southwest of downtown Boston.
Sharon is located in a continental climate, like most of New England and most of the Northeastern and Midwestern United States.
Sharon is in the Eastern Time Zone.
In 2011, Sharon was named by CNN Money as the eleventh best place to live in the United States.[citation needed ] In 2013, Sharon was named the best place to live in the United States by CNN Money.
Population of Sharon was 17,408 in the year 2000.
Sharon is about 62.68 square kilometers with a population of 17,408 in the year 2000.
The sharon was established as the district of Stoughtonham on June 21, 1765, incorporated as the Town of Stoughtonham on August 23, 1775 and was named Sharon on February 25, 1783 after Israel's Sharon plain, due to its high level of forestation.
A street in Sharon is named Deborah Sampson Street in her honor.
Sample list of famous people who were born in Sharon:
- Stephen Schneider ( Actor and Comedian )
- Lisa Tharps ( Actor )
- Arthur Vining Davis ( Businessperson )
- Mildred Allen ( Physicist )
- Pete Seibert
- Jack Cosgrove ( American Football coach )
- Benjamin Tupper
- Charles Q. Tirrell
- John McLaughlin
- Steven Weintraub ( Television producer, Television Director, Cinematographer and Television Editor )
Sharon is located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States of America.
Sharon's official website is http://www.townofsharon.net/
Sharon is drained by the Canoe River to the south, and Massapoag Brook to the north.