Sharon, Massachusetts, named in 2013 by Money Magazine as the best place to live in America, is a suburban community located southwest of Boston, with a population of approximately 17,000 people.
Situated along Interstate 95, Providence, Rhode Island is about 26 miles to the south and Boston is about 17 miles to the north of Sharon. The MBTA commuter rail's Providence/Stoughton line stops in Sharon, providing easy access to Boston's South Station by train. There are not any subway or bus lines in the community. In addition, Massachusetts Route 27 runs through the town.