Middleboro, is cranberry capital of the world, with several cranberry bogs, especially in the southeastern part of town along the Carver town line. Ocean Spray's headquarters are just over the town line in Lakeville.
Rivers and brooks feed in two directions. The Taunton River, Nemasket River and their tributaries flow southeastward as part of the Taunton River Watershed, which empties into Narragansett Bay. The other waterways of the town, including the Weweantic River, flow southward into Buzzards Bay. Along Middleboro's border with Lakeville lie the Assawompset, Pocksha and Great Quittacas ponds. Tispaquin Pond, Woods Pond, and several other ponds make up the town's other bodies of water. Middleboro has four wildlife management areas, as well as the Beaver Dam, Great Cedar and Little Cedar Swamps, the swamps being located in the north of town.
Middleboro has a total area of 72.2 square miles, of which 69.1 square miles is land and 3.1 square miles, or 4.27%, is water. It is the second largest municipality in Massachusetts in terms of area, smaller only than Plymouth.
The town is approximately 15 miles west of Plymouth, 30 miles east of Providence, Rhode Island and 40 miles south of Boston. Interstate 495 runs through the town on its way to Cape Cod. The town is also crossed by U.S. Route 44, as well as Massachusetts routes 18, 28 and 105, as well as a short, 1,000-foot (300 m) section of Route 58 which passes through the southeast corner of town.
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