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Welcome to North Foxboro ...

North Foxboro is located in Norfolk County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of North Foxboro, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

A typical abbreviation for North Foxboro: N. Foxboro

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

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

Communities near North Foxboro ...

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

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of North Foxboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
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  • Brockton [Plymouth County]
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    • Brockton [Plymouth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of North Foxboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,770 people
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  • Quincy [Norfolk County]
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    • Quincy [Norfolk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of North Foxboro
    • 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]<4> to the north of North Foxboro
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of North Foxboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,892 people
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    • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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      • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of North Foxboro
      • 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]<4> to the north of North Foxboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,022 people
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    • Weymouth [Norfolk County]
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      • Weymouth [Norfolk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of North Foxboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,104 people
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    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of North Foxboro
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of North Foxboro
      • 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 North Foxboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Foxboro.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Foxboro. See our Newspapers Page for North Foxboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Foxboro ...

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

Adding North Foxboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for North Foxboro

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Foxboro. 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Foxboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Foxboro) 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 North Foxboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North FoxboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Foxboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0773, Longitude: -71.2577       In this case, the coordinates for North Foxboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

 

 

 

 

 


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