THE TOWN OF DUXBURY, Plymouth County, was established June 7, 1637, from common land.
  March 2, 1641, bounds were established.
  June 3, 1656, part called the New Plantation was established as Bridgewater.
  March 2, 1658, Namassakeesett was annexed to Duxbury.
  March 5, 1661, certain lands were granted to Duxbury and Marshfield.
  July 5, 1670, bounds between Duxbury and "the major's Purchase" were established.
  June 5, 1678, bounds were established.
  February 23, 1683, bounds between Duxbury and Marshfield were established.
  March 21, 1712, part of Duxbury included in the new town of Pembroke.
  June 14, 1813, bounds between Duxbury and Marshfield were established.


Population by Census: 1765 (Prov.), 1050;
1776 (Prov.), 1254; 1790 (U.S.), 1454;
1800 (U.S.), 1664; 1810 (U.S.), 2201;
1820 (U.S.), 2403; 1830 (U.S.), 2716;
1840 (U.S.), 2798; 1850 (U.S.), 2679;
1855 (State), 2620; 1860 (U.S.), 2579;
1865 (State), 2384; 1870 (U.S.), 2341;
1875 (State), 2245; 1880 (U.S.), 2196;
1885 (State), 1924; 1890 (U.S.), 1908;
1895 (State), 1966; 1900 (U.S.), 2075;
1905 (State), 2028; 1910 (U.S.), 1688.

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