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|[[Attleboro, Massachusetts|Attleboro]] | [[Fall River, Massachusetts|Fall River]] | [[New Bedford, Massachusetts|New Bedford]] | [[Taunton, Massachusetts|Taunton]]
  
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[[Acushnet, Massachusetts|Acushnet]] | [[Berkley, Massachusetts|Berkley]] | [[Dartmouth, Massachusetts|Dartmouth]] | [[Dighton, Massachusetts|Dighton]] | [[Easton, Massachusetts|Easton]] | [[Fairhaven, Massachusetts|Fairhaven]] | [[Freetown, Massachusetts|Freetown]] | [[Mansfield, Massachusetts|Mansfield]] | [[North Attleborough, Massachusetts|North Attleborough]] | [[Norton, Massachusetts|Norton]] | [[Raynham, Massachusetts|Raynham]] | [[Rehoboth, Massachusetts|Rehoboth]] | [[Seekonk, Massachusetts|Seekonk]] | [[Somerset, Massachusetts|Somerset]] | [[Swansea, Massachusetts|Swansea]] | [[Westport, Massachusetts|Westport]]
*New Bedford
 
 
 
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*Taunton
 
 
 
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*Acushnet
 
*Berkley
 
*Dartmouth
 
*Dighton
 
*Easton  
 
*Fairhaven
 
 
 
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*Freetown  
 
*Mansfield
 
*North Attleborough
 
*Norton
 
*Raynham
 
 
 
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*Rehoboth
 
*Seekonk
 
*Somerset
 
*Swansea
 
*Westport
 
 
 
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*Acushnet Center
 
*Bliss Corner
 
*Mansfield Center
 
*North Attleborough Center
 
 
 
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*North Seekonk
 
*North Westport
 
*Norton Center
 
 
 
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*Ocean Grove
 
*Raynham Center
 
*Smith Mills
 
 
 
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*Assonet
 
*East Freetown
 
 
 
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*Padanaram
 
 
 
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*South Attleboro
 
 
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====

Revision as of 04:26, 18 February 2009

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

County Courthouse

Taunton Superior Courthouse
9 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780

History

Parent County

  • Created 2 June 1685 from Plymouth Colony lands. [1]
  • 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

|Attleboro | Fall River | New Bedford | Taunton

Towns

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

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].