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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Astronomical Dawn: 3:08 am
Sunrise: 5:17 am
Sunset: 8:23 pm
Astronomical Dusk: 10:32 pm

Local Time: 6:39 am   | 72°F / 97% RH  | 
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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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    • Community Foundation awards $1.5 million to Southcoast non-profits
      Fri, 10 Jul 2020

      NEW BEDFORD — The Community Foundation announced Monday that in June it has awarded over $1.5 Million to 41 nonprofits providing significant emergency support for essential front-line workers and vulnerable populations, including the homeless, immigrant families, people with disabilities and those facing food insecurity, according to a news release from the organization.The grants contribute to the more than $2.68 million that the Community Foundation has allocated over [...]

    • Property Transfers
      Fri, 10 Jul 2020

      How much are homes selling for in your town? In your neighborhood?

    • The Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts gets a new name
      Fri, 10 Jul 2020

      NEW BEDFORD – The Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts is now the SouthCoast Community Foundation, the organization announced in a press release.The Foundation unveiled its new name and logo at the organization 25th Annual Meeting on Tuesday. The organization also announced at its virtual event the awarding of nearly $3.5 million in grants and scholarships in 2019.John Vasconcellos, foundation president, said the new name reflects the momentum, excitement, [...]

    • Edgartown cat breeder charged with animal cruelty
      Fri, 10 Jul 2020

      65 cats removed from property reportedly will need weeks of treatment.

    • Lifeguarding during a pandemic: New Hampshire’s Hampton Beach guards adjust to ‘new normal’
      Thu, 09 Jul 2020

      The coronavirus pandemic has not stopped Hampton Beach lifeguards from effectively patrolling the beach, though this summer they’ll be wearing masks and keeping their distance.The team of about 70 lifeguards has made 339 rescues at Hampton Beach so far in a summer that saw one of the busiest Junes Lifeguard Chief Patrick Murphy said he has ever seen. Crowds have come as lifeguards work to practice social distancing by wearing masks, changing their rescue protocol and keeping [...]

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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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Land Area = 7,840 sq.mi.
Highest Point = Mt Greylock (3,491ft.)
Lowest Point = Atlantic Ocean
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Area Code(s) = 339 351 413 
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