About Duxbury

Duxbury, MA

Welcome to Duxbury Massachusetts

Duxbury founded in 1637, was named by Myles Standish after Duxbury Woods in his home town of Chorley, Lancashire, Great Britian.  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.  It is bordered by Cape Cod Bay to the east, Duxbury Bay, Kingston Bay and Plymouth to the southeast, Kingston to the southwest, Pembroke to the west and northwest, and Marshfield to the north.