is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. As of the 2000 census, Weymouth had a total population of 53,988. Despite its city status, it is formally known as the
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21.6 square miles (56.0 km²), of which, 17.0 square miles (44.1 km²) of it is land and 4.6 square miles (11.9 km²) of it (21.29%) is water.
Weymouth contains the Weymouth Backdoor River; its surroundings, formerly industrial, are now set aside as parks and natural areas.
Dwellers in Weymouth often designate which part of the town they live in through four distinct official 'districts'. North Weymouth is considered anything north of the intersection of Church Street, North Street and Green Street. Some of the sites around North Weymouth are Great Esker Park, George Lane Beach and The Abigail Adams Historical Society.
South Weymouth is mostly south of Route 3. The Ukelele Museum is in the neighborhood. East Weymouth is situated somewhat in the center of Weymouth, including Whitman's Pond, Jackson Square, and Town Hall. East Weymouth has several fine examples of Victorian homes, including Queen Anne, shingle, and colonial revival homes. Weymouth Landing spans a mile around Weston Park.
Weymouth is bordered on the north by Hingham Bay. Weymouth's territory includes Grape Island, Slate Island, and Sheep Island, all part of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area. Weymouth is bordered on the west by Quincy, Braintree, and Holbrook. It is bordered on the south by Abington and Rockland. Weymouth is bordered on the east by Hingham.