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Attleboro, Massachusetts

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Welcome to Attleboro ...

The city of Attleboro is located in Bristol County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Attleboro has a population of 44,590 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

Telephone 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 2017 Census Estimates, Attleboro had an population of 44,590 people. This is an increase of 2.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Attleboro ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Attleboro and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Brockton   [Map]   95,672   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fall River   [Map]   89,420   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Taunton   [Map]   57,139   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cranston (RI)   [Map]   81,202   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cumberland (RI)   [Map]   34,927   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
East Providence (RI)   [Map]   47,600   S   10 miles [16.1 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Attleboro. If available, we provide a satellite 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:
Chamber of Commerce:

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for Attleboro.

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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).

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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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Attleboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Attleboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Attleboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9446, Longitude: -71.2841     [Map].

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