Sharon is a mid size community bordered by nearby Norwood, Walpole, Foxborough, Stoughton and Canton. Originally part of Stoughton, it was eventually established as a distinct district of the community and called Stoughtonham before eventually becoming its own community in just prior to the Revolutionary War. The townspeople of Sharon made cannonballs and cannons for General George Washington’s Continental Army at its local foundry.
Modern day Sharon is an exceptional place to live. The community boasts a large number of scenic nature trails due to the high percentage of conservation land located within the town’s bordered.
Sharon also hosts an excellent public school system with three elementary schools, a middle school and a highschool which are all known for their outstanding academic performance. Sharon High School was awarded the National Blue Ribbon Schools award by the U.S. Department of Education in 2011 and was only one of two schools in the state to receive the award. In fact, the exceptional school system was one of the many reasons why Time Magazine’s best place to live in 2013.
Residents who wish to work or visit Boston may do so via the Providence/Stoughton line which has a stop within the community.
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