The Town of Dartmouth is the fifth largest town in Massachusetts by area. South Dartmouth is characterized by a farms, rolling lands, and a scenic coastline running along Buzzard’s Bay and and many coastal estuaries including the Slocum River, Little River, Apponagansett River and Clark’s Cove. North Dartmouth has a historic rural atmosphere and scenic forest lands. It is also home to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a commercial area along Route 6, which also serves the surrounding region.

The town of Dartmouth presents a pristine, scenic environment reminiscent of how life existed a hundred years ago when Dartmouth was solely an agricultural Community. In the summer, the scenic beaches, forests, and roads offer visitors a diversity of recreation and activities. Dartmouth is a beautiful place to enjoy a good bike ride.

Dartmouth has natural attractions including beaches such as Demarest Lloyd. The DNRT has made acres and acres of preserved natural areas available for the public to enjoy with parks and nature trails. There are also a number of scenic historic villages like Hixville, Padanaram, and Russells Mills.


Town of Dartmouth Police Department
249 Russells Mills Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergency: (508) 910-1700
Fire District 1 (South)
10 Bridge St.
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-Emergency: (508) 996-1596
Fire District 2 (North)
1100 Russells Mills Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02714
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergency: (508) 636-2441
Fire District 3 (East)
140 Cross Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergency: (508) 994-6761
Tourism Office:

Parks & Beaches:

Parks & Recreation
Office Town Hall, Room 108
400 Slocum Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02747
(508) 910-1812
Apponagansett Beach
77 Gulf Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Cornell Pond
707 Fall River Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Jones Beach
66 St. John St.
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Round Hill Beach
231 Smith Neck Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Dartmouth Community Park
Dartmouth St.
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Dartmouth Regional Park & Trails (DRPT)
443 Old Fall River Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Motha’s Park
Mary Crapo Way
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Paskamansett Landing
287 State Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Paskamansett Park
879 Russells Mills Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Russells Mills Landing
50 Horseneck Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02748


University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass)
285 Old Westport Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Dartmouth High School
555 Bakerville Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02748
(508) 961-2700
Bishop Stang High School
500 Slocum Rd.
Dartmouth, MA 02747
(508) 996-5602

Bus Transportation:

Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA)
700 Pleasant St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 997-6767


Southworth Library
732 Dartmouth St.
Dartmouth, MA 02748

Partners Village Store


Head Town Landing Country Store


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