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Brockton, MA

Brockton, MA

Moving to Brockton, MA

Named “The City of Champions,” Brockton, MA was home to boxing greats Rocky Marciano and Marvin Hagler. As the 7th largest city in Massachusetts, you’ll be joining over 94,000 people who love their city. Keep reading to learn more about Brockton.

What’s in store after moving to Brockton?

Education. Brockton is home to an award-winning school system. Brockton High School was named twice as one of America’s Best High Schools by U.S. News and World Report. Brockton Public Schools is comprised of one high school, eight middle schools, 13 elementary schools, two early childhood schools, four alternative schools, and one adult learning center. For higher education, Brockton offers Massasoit Community College. The city is also located near two four-year institutions: Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater and Stonehill College in Easton.

Location. Brockton is located just 30 minutes south of Boston along the Salisbury Plain River.

Recreation. When you’re ready for outdoor adventure, head over to D.W. Field park. Its 700 acres feature 7 miles of paved roadway, numerous ponds, a golf course, and much more! The park’s main feature is an observation tower built at the park’s highest point.

Brockton fair. If it’s one thing Brockton is famous for, it’s the Brockton Fair! Every year, residents enjoy thrilling rides, fireworks, a demolition derby, boxing (of course!), motor cross, wrestling, and so much more!

History. Brockton is packed full of history, including historical firsts:

  • The first place in the world to have a three-wire underground electrical system.
  • The first theater in the world to be tied into the three wire electrical system.
  • The first electrically operated fire station in the U.S.
  • First city in the U.S. to abolish grade crossings on the railroad bisecting the city. As a result, the roadways went over or under the tracks.

Young people. In 2005, 2008, 2010, and 2011, Brockton was named one of the best 100 Communities for Young People in the U.S. by America’s Promise Alliance.

Climate. Get ready to enjoy mild summers and cold, snowy winters. Brockton residents are accustomed to warm temps rarely reaching 83 F. July is the city’s warmest month with an average temp of 72 F, while January is the coldest month with an average temp of 23 F. Brockton receives less than 49 inches of rain per year on average and it snows around 59 inches per year. Be sure to pack your heavy coat when you move to Brockton!

Things to do

  • Shop till you drop at Westgate Mall.
  • Sample the local fare in and around the city.
  • Check out Fuller Craft Museum, the only museum in New England dedicated to contemporary works of art.
  • Visit the Brockton Historical Society Museums along Route 27. Exhibits feature Rocky Marciano, Thomas Edison, firefighting, the shoe industry, and early homesteading.
  • See the Brockton Brightfields, one of the largest solar power plants in New England. There are approximately 1,400 solar panels.
  • Your ears will love what you hear from the Brockton Symphony Orchestra.
  • The Brockton Public Library offers programs and services for all ages.
  • Watch the Brockton Rox (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) play in Campanelli Stadium.
  • See the Rocky Marciano statue located in Champion Park.

How to move to Brockton

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Brockton Resources

City website

Chamber of commerce

City departments

Station Address:
Address: 150 Manley St
West Bridgewater, MA 02379
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (508) 580-9800
Fax: (508) 587-8505

If we are not able to provide door-to-door delivery to your city near West Bridgewater, MA, you can save money by loading or unloading at the service center conveniently located in West Bridgewater, MA. If you have questions about serviceability to your location, please call us at 800-240-7422, and a U-Pack Moving Consultant will gladly help.

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Upcoming Holidays Observed:
Service may be curtailed. Contact local service center for details.
Monday, 9/3/2018
Monday, 10/8/2018
Sunday, 11/11/2018
Thursday, 11/22/2018
Friday, 11/23/2018
Monday, 12/24/2018
Tuesday, 12/25/2018
Tuesday, 1/1/2019