Bristol County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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*Created 2 June 1685 from Plymouth Colony lands.  
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*Created 2 June 1685 from [[Plymouth Colony|Plymouth Colony]] lands.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
*Bristol County is one of very few counties that border on another county with same name - Bristol County, Rhode Island.
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*Bristol County is one of very few counties that border on another county with same name - [[Bristol_County,_Rhode_Island|Bristol County]], Rhode Island.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:57, 11 October 2008

United States > Massachusetts > Bristol County
showing location of Bristol County.

Contents

County Courthouse

Taunton Superior Courthouse
9 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780

History

Parent County

  • Bristol County is one of very few counties that border on another county with same name - Bristol County, Rhode Island.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities:

  • Attleboro
  • Fall River
  • New Bedford
  • Taunton

Towns:

  • Acushnet
  • Berkley
  • Dartmouth
  • Dighton
  • Easton
  • Fairhaven
  • Freetown
  • Mansfield
  • North Attleborough
  • Norton
  • Raynham
  • Rehoboth
  • Seekonk
  • Somerset
  • Swansea
  • Westport

Communities:

  • Acushnet Center
  • Bliss Corner
  • Mansfield Center
  • North Attleborough Center
  • North Seekonk
  • North Westport
  • Norton Center
  • Ocean Grove
  • Raynham Center
  • Smith Mills

Villages:

  • Assonet
  • East Freetown
  • Padanaram
  • South Attleboro

Neighboring Counties

Norfolk | Plymouth | Rhode Island counties: Bristol | Newport | Providence

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References


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