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Welcome to North Attleboro ...

North Attleboro is located in Bristol County<1>.

The location of North Attleboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for North Attleboro: N. Attleboro

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Attleboro has a population of 29,389 people<3> (see below for details).

North Attleboro was settled in 1669 and was incorporated in 1887.

North Attleboro is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for North Attleboro: (508) and (774)<5>

The ZIP codes for North Attleboro: 02760-02761<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Attleboro had an population of 29,389 people. This is an increase of 2.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Attleboro had a population of 28,712 people (which is 5.24% of the total population of Bristol County). This makes North Attleboro the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of North Attleboro represents 0.44% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 28,712 people, the population of North Attleboro increased 5.78% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 27,143 people).

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

Adding North Attleboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of North Attleboro 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 North Attleboro was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found North Attleboro on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Communities near North Attleboro ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of North Attleboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of North Attleboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of North Attleboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of North Attleboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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      • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the south of North Attleboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
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    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southeast of North Attleboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of North Attleboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
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      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the west of North Attleboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
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    • Franklin [Norfolk County]
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      • Franklin [Norfolk County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of North Attleboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,711 people
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    • Randolph [Norfolk County]
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      • Randolph [Norfolk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of North Attleboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Randolph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 North Attleboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Attleboro.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of North Attleboro. 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 North Attleboro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Attleboro. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for North Attleboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Attleboro ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Massachusetts

About Bristol County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Bristol, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for North Attleboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Attleboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<6>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 North Attleboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether North Attleboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for North Attleboro includes: 02760 & 02761.
<7>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 drawn from Point A (ie- North 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 North Attleboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North AttleboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Attleboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9834, Longitude: -71.3328       In this case, the coordinates for North Attleboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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