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Attleboro, Massachusetts

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Location in Bristol County in Massachusetts
Coordinates: 41°56′40″N 71°17′10″W / 41.94444, -71.28611
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Bristol County
Settled 1634
Incorporated 1694 (town)
Reincorporated 1914 (city)
Government
 - Type Mayor-council city
 - Mayor Kevin Dumas
Area
 - City  28.3 sq mi (73.2 km²)
 - Land  27.5 sq mi (71.3 km²)
 - Water  0.8 sq mi (2.0 km²)
Elevation  138 ft (42 m)
Population (2000)
 - City 42,068
 - Density 1,529.1/sq mi (590.4/km²)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 02703
Area code(s) 508 / 774
Website: http://www.cityofattleboro.us
See also: Attleborough, United Kingdom

Attleboro is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts and is immediately north of Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Once known as "The Jewelry Capital of the World" for its many jewelry manufacturers, Attleboro had a total population of 42,068 as of the 2000 census. Image File history File links Sealofattleboroma. ... Image File history File links Attleboro_ma_highlight. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Bristol County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... The system of local government in use in New England is very different from that found throughout the rest of the United States. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Mayor-Council government is one of two variations of government most commonly used in modern representative municipal governments in the United States. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... ‹ The template below (Unit of length) is being considered for deletion. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Area code 508 was split from area code 617 on July 16, 1988. ... Area code 774 is an overlay of parts of area code 508. ... Map sources for Attleborough at grid reference TM0495 Attleborough is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England. ... Bristol County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...

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History

Attleboro was incorporated from part of Rehoboth in 1694 as the Town of Attleborough. It was reincorporated in 1914 as the City of Attleboro. Attleboro included the town of North Attleborough until 1887, and Cumberland, Rhode Island, until 1747. When the city re-incorporated in 1914, the "-ugh" was removed from the name; North Attleborough kept it. Like many towns in Massachusetts, it was named for a British town. Rehoboth is a town located in Bristol County, Massachusetts. ... The system of local government in use in New England is very different from that found throughout the rest of the United States. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Bristol County Settled 1669 Incorporated 1887 Government  - Type Representative town meeting Area  - Town  19. ... Cumberland Town Hall Cumberland is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, incorporated in 1746. ... Map sources for Attleborough at grid reference TM0495 Attleborough is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England. ...


During the colonial period, Nathaniel Woodcock lived in North Attleboro. During the Native American insurgency Woodcock's son was murdered and his head was placed on a pole in his front yard. The house where Woodcock lived is now a historical monument. It is rumored George Washington once passed through and stayed near the Woodcock Garrison House at the Hatch Tavern where he swapped one shoe buckle with Nathan Hatch, a revolutionary soldier and new owner of the Garrison House. George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)[1] led Americas Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and in 1789 was elected the first President of the United States of America. ...

Mill Street in 1908
Mill Street in 1908

The city became known for jewelry manufacturing, notably through the L.G. Balfour Company starting in 1913. However, the company has since moved out of the city, with the site of the former plant turned into a riverfront park. The Balfour Company was not the only jewelry manufacturer or supplier to the jewelry manufacturing trade in Attleboro. At one time, Attleboro was known as "The Jewelry Capital of the World." There are jewelry related manufacturing firms in Attleboro who continue to operate. One of these companies is Guyot Brothers Company,[1] which was started in 1904. General Findings, M.S. Company, James A. Murphy Co., Garlan Chain, and Masters of Design, which was started by former Balfour employees, are still jewelry related manufacturing companies still currently in operation. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


Geography

Attleboro is located at 41°55′41″N, 71°18′52″W (41.928099, -71.314564).GR1 According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 73.2 km² (28.3 mi²). 71.3 km² (27.5 mi²) of it is land and 2.0 km² (0.8 mi²) of it (2.72%) is water. Its borders are the shape of an irregular polygon, resembling a pointless triangle pointed west. It is bordered by North Attleborough to the north, Mansfield and Norton to the east, Rehoboth, Seekonk and Pawtucket, Rhode Island to the south, and Cumberland, Rhode Island to the west. It includes the localities of Briggs Corner, Dodgeville, East Junction, Hebronville, and South Attleboro. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The Ten Mile River, a tributary to the Blackstone River, runs through the center of Attleboro, and is fed by several brooks and the Bungay River. Several small ponds are in the city, as well as the Manchester Pond Reservoir, located along Interstate 95. There are also two reservation areas, the Antony Lawrence Reservation Area and Coleman Reservation Area, as well as the Bungay River Conservation Area located in the north of the city. The Ten Mile River watershed. ... Interstate 95 is 92 miles in the state of Massachusetts. ...


Demographics

Attleboro is officially a part of the Providence metropolitan area. As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 42,068 people, 16,019 households, and 10,924 families residing in the city, and the population density was 590.4/km² (1,529.1/mi²). There were 16,554 housing units at an average density of 232.3/km² (601.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.30% White, 1.64% African American, 0.16% Native American, 3.25% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.82% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.29% of the population. The Providence metropolitan area is a region covering eight counties in two states, and is the 35th largest metropolitan area in the United States. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 16,019 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.12. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $50,807, and the median income for a family was $59,112. Males had a median income of $40,331 versus $28,769 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,660. About 3.7% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

Downtown: Park Street (1909 postcard)
Downtown: Park Street (1909 postcard)

The city has a mayor-council form of government. The current mayor is Kevin Dumas, a 29-year-old who defeated longtime Mayor Judith Robbins in a 2003 election marked by record-low turnout of just 26% and who is the first openly homosexual elected official in the city's modern history.[citation needed] He was re-elected to a second term in November 2005. Attleboro has a centralized police department, four fire stations, and two post offices (both under the zip code 02703). The central library is located downtown, as is a separate Health Science Library at nearby Sturdy Memorial Hospital. A branch of the Bristol County District Court is also located in the city. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 513 pixelsFull resolution (845 × 542 pixel, file size: 135 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Postcard: Downtown Attleboro, Massachusetts, postmarked 1909 Caption: Park Street showing Bronson Building. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 513 pixelsFull resolution (845 × 542 pixel, file size: 135 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Postcard: Downtown Attleboro, Massachusetts, postmarked 1909 Caption: Park Street showing Bronson Building. ... Mayor-Council government is one of two variations of government most commonly used in modern representative municipal governments in the United States. ... List of hospitals in Massachusetts (U.S. state), sorted by location. ...


Attleboro is divided between the Second and Fourteenth Bristol state representative districts, the Second including most of Attleboro, the Fourteenth including parts of Attleboro, Mansfield and Norton, as well as all of North Attleborough. The city is represented in the state senate in the Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex and Bristol and Norfolk districts. The former includes the towns of Millis, Needham, Norfolk, North Attleborough, Plainville, Sherborn, Wayland, and Wrentham, as well as parts of Attleboro, Franklin, Natick and Wellesley; the latter includes Dover, Foxborough, Mansfield, Medfield, Norton, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Walpole and parts of Attleboro and Sharon. Attleboro is patrolled by Troop H (Metro Boston District), 3rd Barracks (located in Foxborough) of the Massachusetts State Police. On the national level, the city is part of Massachusetts Congressional District 3, which is represented by Jim McGovern. The state's senior (Class I) Senator is Edward Kennedy, and the state's junior (Class II) Senator is John Kerry. The Massachusetts State Police (MSP) is an agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety responsible for criminal law enforcement and traffic vehicle regulation across the state. ... Rep. ... Edward Moore Ted Kennedy (born February 22, 1932) is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the Democratic Party. ... John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts, in his fourth term of office. ...


Education

Attleboro has its own school department, with five elementary schools (Hill-Roberts, Hyman Fine, A. Irvin Studley, Thacher and Thomas Willett), three middle schools (Brennan, Coelho and Wamsutta), and Attleboro High School. Attleboro High School's nickname is the Blue Bombardiers, and the school mascot is an eagle. They have a traditional rivalry with North Attleborough High School, whom they play for their Thanksgiving Day Game.


In addition to Attleboro High School, which has its own vocational division, students from the city and surrounding towns may choose to attend Bishop Feehan High School, a Roman Catholic high school opened in 1961 and named for Bishop Daniel Francis Feehan, second Bishop of the Diocese of Fall River. The city also has a satellite branch of Bristol Community College, which is located in the city's former high school building. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Bishop Daniel F. Feehan (1855-1934) was the second Bishop to serve the Diocese of Fall River. ... Bristol Community College is a two-year community college in Fall River, Massachusetts. ...


Points of interest

Attleboro has three museums, including the Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro Area Industrial Museum,[2] and the Women at Work Museum. Other points of interest within the city include:

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Transportation

Attleboro is located along I-95 (which enters the state between Attleboro and Pawtucket, Rhode Island), I-295 (whose northern terminus is near the North Attleborough town line at I-95), and US 1, as well as Routes 1A, 118, 123 and 152, the last three all intersecting at Attleboro center. The city is also home to two MBTA commuter rail stations: one in the downtown area and the other near the Rhode Island border in the South Attleboro district. Interstate 95 is 92 miles in the state of Massachusetts. ... The 26. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: U.S. Route 1 U.S. Route 1 (also called U.S. Highway 1, and abbreviated US 1) is a United States highway which parallels the east coast of the United States. ... Massachusetts State Highway 1A consists of three alternate routes to U.S. Highway 1. ... Route 118 is an offshoot of US-6, its a northwest-southeast state highway in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. ... Route 123 is a southwest-northeast state highway in Massachusetts that runs from the Massachusetts-Rhode Island state line in Attleboro northeastward to Scituate. ... Route 152 is a south-north state highway in Massachusetts. ... The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is a body politic and corporate, and a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts [2] formed in 1964 to finance and operate most bus, subway, commuter rail and ferry systems in the greater Boston, Massachusetts area. ... South Attleboro is the southernmost station in Massachusetts on the Attleboro/Stoughton Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail, and the southernmost station on weekends, because the state of Rhode Island only pays for weekday service. ...


Attleboro and Taunton are both served by Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority, or GATRA, which provides bus transit between the two cities and the surrounding regions. Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Bristol County Settled 1638 Incorporated 1639 Government  - Type Mayor-City Council  - Mayor Charles Crowley Area  - City  48. ... The Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA) oversees and coordinates public transportation in the areas of Attleboro and Taunton, Massachusetts and nearby areas. ...


Religion

The religions represented by the churches in Attleboro reveal the historic ethnic makeup of the community. The five Roman Catholic churches — St. John's, St. Stephen's, St. Joseph's, St. Theresa of the Little Flower, and Holy Ghost — reflect the English/Irish, formerly French now Hispanic, and Portuguese, neighborhoods, respectively. The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...


All Saints Episcopal Church (1890) on North Main Street represents that traditional English presence in the community — though the church is now very diverse. Currently All Saints is in the process of separating from the Episcopal Church-USA (ECUSA) to become affiliated with an Anglican diocese under a bishop in Uganda. This article is about the Episcopal Church in the United States. ...


The Second Congregational Church (1748), located near the town common, is typical of a New England town. Second Congregational had a stately white clapboard building that was destroyed by fire. A red brick building replaced it in the early 1900s.


The Bethany Village Fellowship formally Bethany Congregational Church (1886) located in South Attleboro at 516 Newport Ave.


The Murray Unitarian-Universalist Church (1875) on North Main Street is also typical of a New England town. Murray is a common variation of the word Moray, an anglicisation of the Medieval Gaelic word Muireb (or Moreb); the b here was pronounced as v, hence the Latinization to Moravia. ...


The Evangelical Covenant Church (1903) on North Main Street recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. It was historically "the Swedish church," though it includes many different ethnic groups today.


Congregation Agudas Achim on Kelly Boulevard is part of the Jewish Reconstructionist movement.


There are a number of Protestant denominations represented in Attleboro including Baptist (Grace Baptist on Oakhill Avenue, the Bible Baptist on Union Street, and 1st Baptist on South Main), Christian & Missionary Alliance (Faith Alliance on Pleasant), Advent Christian (also on Pleasant), Fruit of the Spirit Mission Church {located on Leroy Street), Assembly of God (the South Attleboro AOG on Newport Avenue), and New Covenant Church on North Main Street (Rt. 152). The Christian And Missionary Alliance (C&MA) is an Evangelical Protestant denomination within Christianity. ... The Assemblies of God is the worlds largest Pentecostal Christian denomination. ...


There are also numerous non-denominational churches such as Good News Bible Chapel on West Street (1935), Candleberry Ministries on South Main St. (Rt. 152), and a handful of ethnic congregations started through church planting. Church planting is a process by which churches are begun in new areas. ...


The Salvation Army Bridges of Hope located on Mechanic Street offers Sunday Services as well as week day and evening support services including "Bridging the Gap" for adolescent support.


The Attleboro Area Council of Churches is very active in the community.


Cancer

In late 2003, The Sun Chronicle reported that a state probe had been launched into the deaths of four city women from glioblastoma. As of October 2005, no report has been issued, and the status of the probe is unknown. The Sun Chronicle is a daily newspaper in Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA. Most of its readers are in Attleboro and North Attleborough, Massachusetts, but it also covers nearby Foxborough, Mansfield, Norfolk, Norton, Plainville, Rehoboth, Seekonk, and Wrentham, Massachusetts. ...


Scorecard, Environmental Defense's online database of polluters, lists seven facilities contributing to cancer hazards in Attleboro, including Engineered Materials Solutions Inc., the worst offender in Massachusetts.[6] Environmental Defense (formerly known as the Environmental Defense Fund or EDF), is a US-based nonprofit environmental advocacy group. ...


In 2002, the Massachusetts Public Health Department was asked to evaluate the former Shpack Landfill, on border of Norton and Attleboro, for its cancer risks. The investigation continued through at least 2004.[7][8] The informal landfill included uranium fuel rods, heavy metals, and volatile organic compounds.[9] These pie-graphs showing the relative proportions of uranium-238 (blue) and uranium-235 (red) at different levels of enrichment. ... Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are organic chemical compounds that have high enough vapour pressures under normal conditions to significantly vaporize and enter the atmosphere. ...


Notable residents

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