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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]] > Bristol County'' [[Image:Ma-bristol.png|right|300px]]
  
== History and Tidbits ==
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== [http://www.countyofbristol.net/ County Courthouse] ==
  
=== Cities  ===
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Taunton Superior Courthouse<br> 9 Court Street<br> Taunton, MA 02780
  
=== Unicorporated Communities ===
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== History ==
  
=== County Government Site ===
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==== Parent County  ====
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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*Created 2 June 1685 from Plymouth Colony lands.
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*Bristol County is one of very few counties that border on another county with same name - Bristol County, Rhode Island.
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=== Record Loss  ===
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Populated Places  ===
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*'''Cities''': Attleboro . Fall River . New Bedford . Taunton
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*'''Towns''': Acushnet . Berkley . Dartmouth . Dighton . Easton . Fairhaven . Freetown . Mansfield . North Attleborough . Norton . Raynham . Rehoboth . Seekonk . Somerset . Swansea . Westport
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*'''Communities''': Acushnet Center . Bliss Corner . Mansfield Center . North Attleborough Center . North Seekonk . North Westport . Norton Center . Ocean Grove . Raynham Center . Smith Mills
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*'''Villages''': Assonet . East Freetown . Padanaram . South Attleboro
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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[[Norfolk County, Massachusetts|Norfolk ]]| [[Plymouth County, Massachusetts|Plymouth ]]| '''Rhode Island''' counties: [[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol ]]| [[Newport County, Rhode Island|Newport ]]| [[Providence County, Rhode Island|Providence]]
  
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mabristo/mabristo.htm The Bristol County MAGenWeb Project], an member of [[MAGenWeb|The MAGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://usgwarchives.org/ma/mafiles.htm#Bristol The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Bristol County
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184052&subject_disp=Massachusetts%2C+Bristol&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Bristol County
  
[[Portal:Massachusetts|Portal:Massachusetts]]
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== References  ==
  
 
[[Category:Bristol_County,_Massachusetts]]
 
[[Category:Bristol_County,_Massachusetts]]

Revision as of 06:50, 9 September 2008

United States > Massachusetts > Bristol County
Ma-bristol.png

County Courthouse

Taunton Superior Courthouse
9 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780

History

Parent County

  • Created 2 June 1685 from Plymouth Colony lands.
  • 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