Scituate is a large town with an area of about 142 sq. kms. located at an elevated height of about 440 ft. from the ground level. One of the most important feature of the town is the Scituate Reservoir. The local education sector is quite advanced in the area and the place is also quite famous for the Scituate Art Festival. There are a large number of places listed on the list of Notable Historic District List. This helps in the growth of the local tourism sector.