Scituate is a seacoast town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Its Town Pier accommodates a working fishing fleet. Fishing is a significant part of the local economy in the past, as was the sea mossing industry. The Town of Scituate is a delightful mix of rural, suburban and seaside lifestyles within a 25 mile ride to the City of Boston. Scituate is home to 33 commercial lobstermen landing 611,332 pounds of lobster annually.