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Welcome to Foxborough ...

Foxborough is located in Norfolk County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Foxborough has a population of 18,412 people<2> (see below for details).

Foxborough was established in 1704.

Foxborough is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Foxborough: (508) and (774)<4>

The ZIP code for Foxborough: 02035<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Foxborough had an population of 18,412 people. This is an increase of 9.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Foxborough had a population of 16,865 people. This makes Foxborough the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Foxborough represents 0.26% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 113rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,865 people, the population of Foxborough increased 3.81% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,246 people).

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

Communities Also Named Foxborough ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Foxborough - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Ohio and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Foxborough.

Communities near Foxborough ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Foxborough.

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Foxborough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Foxborough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Foxborough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94,421 people
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  • Newton [Middlesex County]
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    • Newton [Middlesex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Foxborough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 87,803 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Framingham [Middlesex County]
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      • Framingham [Middlesex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Foxborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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      • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Foxborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
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    • Brookline [Norfolk County]
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      • Brookline [Norfolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Foxborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
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    • Weymouth [Norfolk County]
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      • Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Foxborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,104 people
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    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Foxborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
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    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Foxborough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Foxborough. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Foxborough.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Foxborough. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Foxborough.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Foxborough. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Foxborough.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Foxborough ...

Looking for more information about Foxborough? 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 Foxborough, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Foxborough.

Adding Foxborough to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Foxborough in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Foxborough was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Foxborough on our Genealogy Page.

The Communities of Massachusetts

About Norfolk County

About Massachusetts

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Foxborough. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Norfolk County: www.norfolkcounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Norfolk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Foxborough.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Foxborough - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<5>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 community (such as Foxborough). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Foxborough or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Foxborough) 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 Foxborough. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FoxboroughOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foxborough. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0649, Longitude: -71.2496    






















 

 

 

 

 


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