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== [http://www.countyofbristol.net/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://www.countyofbristol.net/ County Courthouse]  ==
  
Taunton Superior Courthouse<br> 9 Court Street<br> Taunton, MA 02780  
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Taunton Superior Courthouse<br>9 Court Street<br>Taunton, MA 02780  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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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  
 
*'''Cities''': Attleboro . Fall River . New Bedford . Taunton  
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*'''Villages''': Assonet . East Freetown . Padanaram . South Attleboro
 
*'''Villages''': Assonet . East Freetown . Padanaram . South Attleboro
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
[[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]]  
 
[[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]]  

Revision as of 16:20, 10 September 2008

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.
  • 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

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Vital Records

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References