Marblehead Tourism, Massachusetts

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Marblehead is a coastal New England town in Essex County, Massachusetts. Its population was 19,808 at the 2010 census. It is home to the Marblehead Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Crocker Park, the Marblehead Lighthouse, Fort Sewall, Little Harbor and Devereux Beach. Archibald Willard's famous painting The Spirit of '76 currently resides in Abbot Hall. A town with roots in commercial fishing, whaling and yachting, Marblehead was a major shipyard and is known as the birthplace of the American Navy. It is also the origin of Marine Corps Aviation. A center of recreational boating, it is a popular sailing, kayaking and fishing destination. Several yacht clubs were established here in the late 19th century, which continue to be centers of sailing.


One of the most gorgeous coastal towns in Massachusetts, Marblehead tourism has always been dynamic. Home to a plethora of breathtaking outdoors, this city boasts of the prettiest wildlife sanctuaries, historic houses, and lots of attractions dotting the coasts. A beautiful panorama of yachts anchored at the port that also depict the importance of this town in Boston’s trade, is what you will be accustomed to as you explore the town. There are a lot of historic sites that make for the majority of outdoor attractions. These include the Old Burial Hill, Fort Sewall and the Chandler Hovey Park and Marblehead Lighthouse. Mansions like The Jeremiah Lee Mansion and the King Hooper Mansion are a must-visit too. Don’t miss out on- Castle Rock, Abbot Hall Maritime Museum, Marblehead Museum & Historical Society and the Crowninshield Island!

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Facts and Stats for Marblehead*

  • Pollution Statistics in Marblehead

    Know the pollution level of Marblehead before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.98 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 32.29 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27.08 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.8 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 21.28 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 9.31 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 17.71 (Very Low)
  • Marblehead: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Marblehead for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Marblehead.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.99 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.75 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.59 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.95 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.55 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.36 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.67 (Low)
    • Drug offense 47.53 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.77 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60.87 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.89 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.57 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 38.59 (Low)
  • Living in Marblehead - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Marblehead is 177.87 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 67.8 (High)
    • Climate Index 71.73 (High)
    • Pollution Index 24.73 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44.54 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 83.68 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.61 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 114.9 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Marblehead

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Marblehead

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.64 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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