Welcome to American Alarms’ business and home security page for Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. This informational page provides important crime data along with additional information for those living in or considering moving to Mattapoisett.
According to the FBI Crime Database for Massachusetts’ 279 cities and towns, Mattapoisett was ranked 165th in “Most Property Damage per 100,000” in 2013 improving from 107th in 2012. It was 163rd for “Most Burglaries per 100,000” improving from 74th in 2012.
Based in New England since 1971, we’ve worked in the Mattapoisett area for decades. We know the landscape and we have good relationships with local police and fire officials. Our team of employees (200 strong and growing) live in the communities we serve, this means our customers are our neighbors.
The town’s name comes from the Wampanoag word for “a place of resting,” and was originally settled as part of Rochester in 1750. In 1857 Mattapoisett was officially incorporated, and is now a premiere summer spot for summer cottage owners and tourists alike. As of the 2010 census, the town had just over 6000 permanent residents.
Mattapoisett was known for its whaling and shipbuilding industry—over a period of 130 years, the town’s shipyards built more than 400 vessels. One was the Acushnet, which Moby-Dick author Herman Melville crewed and later deserted. The town also had a large-scale salt works which processed sea water to create usable salt.
While in town, be sure to stop by the Mattapoisett Historical Society Museum and Carriage House to get a first-hand look at the town’s evolution over the last three centuries. And it’s always worth a visit to Ned’s Point Lighthouse, which features a view that can’t be beat along with a much-needed dose of peace and quiet.
More than few famous Americans hail from Mattapoisett, for example Eunice Randall. She was Boston’s first female announcer and engineer. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. also called Mattapoisett his home, as does acclaimed actor, producer and director Sam Waterson, best known for his role as Jack McCoy on the NBC television series Law and Order.
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Mattapoisett, MA, United States
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