Norfolk County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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County Courthouse

614 High Street
Dedham, MA 02027-0310

History

Parent County

  • Created 10 May 1643 from Massachusetts Bay Colony lands
  • Recreated 26 Mar 1793 from Suffolk County after New York returned Norfolk County to Massachusetts, became part of Suffolk County at time of the return.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • Cities: Braintree . Franklin . Quincy . Weymouth
  • Towns: Avon . Bellingham . Brookline . Canton . Cohasset . Dedham . Dover . Foxborough . Holbrook . Medfield . Medway . Millis . Milton . Needham . Norfolk . Norwood . Plainville . Randolph . Sharon . Stoughton . Walpole . Wellesley . Westwood . Wrentham
  • Communities: Bellingham . Braintree . Dover . Foxborough . Medfield . Millis-Clicquot . Sharon . Walpole
  • Village: Chestnut Hill

Neighboring Counties

Bristol | Middlesex | Suffolk | Plymouth | Worcester | Providence County, Rhode Island

Resources

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