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Welcome to Attleboro ...

The city of Attleboro is located in Bristol County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Attleboro has a population of 44,284 people<1> (see below for details).

Attleboro was settled in 1634.

The community of Attleboro is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Attleboro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Attleboro: (508) and (774)<3>

The ZIP code for Attleboro: 02703<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Attleboro had a population of 43,593 people (or 7.95% of the total population of Bristol County). This makes Attleboro the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Attleboro represents 0.67% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 43,593 people, the population of Attleboro increased 3.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 42,068 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Attleboro had an population of 44,284 people. This is an increase of 1.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.27% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Attleboro.

Communities near Attleboro ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Attleboro and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Brockton   [Map]   95,314   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fall River   [Map]   88,777   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Franklin   [Map]   33,147   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Taunton   [Map]   56,789   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cranston (RI)   [Map]   81,073   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cumberland (RI)   [Map]   34,529   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Attleboro.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Attleboro. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Attleboro. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Attleboro. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Attleboro:

Websites for Attleboro ...

Official Website:   www.cityofattleboro.us/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.attleborochamber.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Attleboro ...

Looking for more information about Attleboro? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Attleboro? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Attleboro, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Attleboro.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Attleboro. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Massachusetts

About Bristol County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Attleboro: www.cityofattleboro.us/

The official website for State of Massachusetts: www.mass.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Attleboro.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Attleboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Attleboro.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Attleboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Attleboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Attleboro. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Attleboro) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Attleboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Attleboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Attleboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9304, Longitude: -71.2953     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Attleboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Attleboro.



 
 
 

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