With more than 13,000 residents, Hanover is a traditional South Shore town recognized for its historic New England charm, sprawling farms, and horse stables and trails. With both rural beauty as well as a robust business base, the traces of Hanover’s early American past is still present in this thriving suburb. Bordered by Norwell, Pembroke, Hanson, and Rockland, Hanover is close to both Route 3 and Route 53. The many neighborhoods of North Hanover, South Hanover (Hanover Center), and West Hanover, offer home buyers an abundance of choice. Buyers looking for homes in Hanover appreciate the town’s large New England farmhouses, traditional cape-style homes, and impressive, newer colonials. Hanover continues to be high on South Shore home buyer lists for its good schools, ponds and trails, and strong community spirit. In recent years Hanover has invested in a new high school and library.