The town of Easton is located about 30 miles south of Boston and has a population of just under 25,000 people. While Easton is mainly a residential community, it is home to the Easton Industrial Park, two shopping plazas, and several small businesses. Stonehill College is also located in the town. The town includes a portion of Borderland State Park in the northwest, all of the Wheaton Farm Conservation Area, and the Hockomock Swamp in the southeast. All of the town’s waterways are considered part of the Taunton River Watershed area.