At 4,907 residents as of the 2010 Census, the town of Marion has one of the smallest populations of any town on Buzzards Bay. Marion’s land area covers 14 square miles, all of which is located within the Buzzards Bay watershed. The town is tucked between Mattapoisett to the west, Wareham to the east, and Rochester to the north. Marion’s shoreline extends 33 miles along Buzzards Bay, including Sippican Harbor, Aucoot Cove, Wings Cove, and the Weweantic River.

Top Stories in Marion

Who wants ice cream? 17 sweet Buzzards Bay trails and beaches to visit before summer ends

These 17 parks, beaches, and trails are a stone’s throw from some of the Buzzards Bay region's favorite ice cream shops.

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How to go snorkeling in Buzzards Bay

If you’re looking for a new way to cool off from summer’s heat, snorkeling in Buzzards Bay provides just the ticket!

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Coalition spearheads the permanent protection of 134 acres in Mattapoisett River Valley

To protect drinking water, the Coalition and the towns of Mattapoisett, Marion, and Fairhaven permanently protected 134 acres of forests and wetlands in the Mattapoisett River valley.

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Upcoming Events Near Marion

Science @ Work Lecture Series
Mon, December 12
6:30PM
Tabor Academy - Stroud Academic Center,
Marion
Sunday Stroll: Washburn Park
Sun, February 05
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Washburn Park,
Marion
Mindfulness Walk
Sat, January 28
1:00PM - 2:00PM
The Bogs,
Mattapoisett

Places To Go in Marion

Silvershell Beach

With pretty views and peaceful waters, Silvershell Beach is a favorite summer spot for families in Marion.

East Over Reservation: Hales Brook and Sippican River Tracts

These two tracts are part of a network of local conservation areas in Marion and Rochester that you can explore.

Marion

Marion is tucked between Mattapoisett to the west, Wareham to the east, and Rochester to the north. The entire town is located within the Buzzards Bay watershed.

Current Issues

Nitrogen Pollution

Nitrogen pollution is the greatest long-term threat to the health of Buzzards Bay. We all contribute nitrogen pollution to our local waterways. Fortunately, we can all do our part to stop it.

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Working to Save Buzzards Bay

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is a membership-supported organization dedicated to improving the health of the Buzzards Bay ecosystem for all through education, conservation, research, and advocacy.

We work to protect clean water on the Bay and on the land: