Attleboro, Massachusetts

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Acceptable alternate names for zip code 02703:
South Attleboro

Local Area Code: 508  Time Zone: Eastern  DST: Y
Location: (by zip code) 41.93916 N, 71.3028 W
Population: (2000 census) = 42,068 (city)   Demographics
Median age: (2000 census) 36.1 yrs.
Population: (2010: by zip code) = 43,593
Area: (by zip code) 27.81 sq.mi. 3.5% water.
County: Bristol County  County Population: (2010) = 548,285   
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Sunrise: 5:55 am
Sunset: 7:41 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 9:26 pm

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The area - originally part of Rehoboth - was incorporated in 1694 as the Town of Attleborough. Attleborough at that time included what is now North Attleborough, MA and Cumberland, RI. Cumberland was separated out in 1747 and North Attleborough in 1887.

In 1914, Attleborough was re-incorporated as the City of Attleboro. At this time Attleboro was known for its jewelry manufacturing earning it the nickname "The Jewelry Capital of the World." Although no longer a jewelry 'capital', some jewelry related manufacturing firms continue to operate there today.

Attleboro contains the localities of Briggs Corner, Dodgeville, East Junction, Hebronville, and South Attleboro. Of these localities, only South Attleboro is an acceptable postal destination although it does use the 02703 Attleboro zip code.

The city of Attleboro is located 31.5 miles ( 50.7 km )
--- heading 203o (south-southwest) from Boston.

At the time of the 2000 census, the city of Attleboro had a population of 42,068 living in 16,019 households. The median age was 36.1 yrs.

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    • Swimmer struck by boat propeller suffers severe injuries, officials say
      Sat, 17 Aug 2019

      WAREHAM — A person swimming in Wareham suffered severe injuries when they were struck by a boat propeller, according to the town's Department of Natural Resources.WCVB-TV reported that officials said Wareham police received a 911 call at about 11:46 a.m. Sunday reporting a swimmer who had been struck by a boat in Bourne Cove.Upon arrival, a Wareham Department of Natural Resources officer found a victim on the shoreline who had suffered extensive injuries. The officer [...]

    • Alma del Mar opens Frederick Douglass campus
      Sat, 17 Aug 2019

      NEW BEDFORD — Late Friday afternoon, several Alma del Mar students went to a station to dip one or two hands in yellow, dark or light blue paint and press it onto two large pieces of cloth that will hang in their new school on Earle Street named after Frederick Douglass.One of the pieces of cloth read “Learn, lead, serve, succeed” in all capital letters while the other had the name of the campus on it.Before an official welcome by Principal Taylor [...]

    • Sen. Markey faces 2 challengers, including a New Bedford native; now some pushing U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy to be a 3rd
      Sat, 17 Aug 2019

      BOSTON (AP) — Some Massachusetts voters see Sen. Edward Markey as potentially vulnerable to a primary challenge, and one group is even trying to persuade U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy to run for his seat.Markey, a Democrat, has represented Massachusetts in Congress for decades — first in the House before winning John Kerry's former Senate seat in 2013 — but the state saw an incumbent lose just last year as Democrats elected more women and minorities.Ayanna Pressley [...]

    • 'She... essentially weaponized Turtleboy': Dartmouth fitness studio owners and controversial blogger embroiled in legal battle
      Sat, 17 Aug 2019

      DARTMOUTH — Eighteen months into a legal battle between a Dartmouth yoga studio owner, a foul-mouthed blogger and the owner of a competing studio, accusations are flying as two lawsuits appear headed for trial.Dartmouth fitness studio owner Jennifer Panagakos is suing a Massachusetts blogger known as Turtleboy and, separately, Ritual Sweat Society owner Tara Winterhalter for defamation, invasion of privacy and infliction of emotional distress. [...]

    • Promise of South Coast Rail proves alluring to developers
      Sat, 17 Aug 2019

      FALL RIVER — A vacant lot could soon become the home of a 57,000-square-foot apartment and commercial complex on Davol Street in Fall River, pending several special permit approvals by the city.Robert Karam of Fall River is listed as the resident agent in a document filed with the state’s Corporations Division. James Wallace is listed as manager.According to a proposal submitted to the city’s zoning office, the building would be constructed on a 42,708- [...]

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Born in Attleboro ...

David Cobb (1748) - Massachusetts physician, military officer, jurist, and politician
David Daggett (1764) - U.S. Senator, Yale Law School founder
Jonathan Maxcy (1768) - Baptist Minister, 2nd Pres. of Brown University
Horace Capron (1804) - Union Army officer
George Bradburn (1806) - American politician and Unitarian minister
Ray Conniff (1916) - musician
Roger Bowen (1932) - American comedic actor

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Name = Massachusetts
Abbr = MA
Cap. = Boston
Pop. (2000) = 6,349,097
Pop. (2010) = 6,547,629
Pop. (2015) = 6,794,422
Nick. = Bay State, Old Colony
Motto = Ense petit placidam sub liberate quietem (By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty)
Flower = Mayflower
Bird = Chickadee
Tree = American elm
Song = All Hail to Massachusetts
Statehood = Feb. 6, 1788
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Highest Point = Mt Greylock (3,491ft.)
Lowest Point = Atlantic Ocean
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