City of Taunton Bristol County, Massachusetts

City of Taunton: City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States


City of Taunton is a city located in the county of Bristol in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 55,874 and a population density of 446 people per km². After 4 years in 2014 city had an estimated population of 55,874 inhabitants.

The city was created 384 years ago in 1636.


City of Taunton is located at 41°54'13"N 71°5'39"W (41.9035900, -71.0942900).

City of Taunton map


City of Taunton forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. more

City of Taunton Quick Facts

Population : 55,874 (2014)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Bristol County
Postal code : 02783, 02718, 02780
Area : 125.39 km2
Official name : Taunton
Named for : Taunton
Altitude : 30 feet / 9 meters
Capital city : City of Taunton is capital of Bristol County
Establishment : January 01, 1637 (384 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00
Local time : 20:27:38 (18th October 2021)
Density : 446 Pop. per km² as of 2014
Population growth : 0% (2010-2014)
Weather : 61℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

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The population of City of Taunton increased by 0% in 4 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 55,874 -
2014 55,874 0%

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People born in City of Taunton (72)

People born in City of Taunton, including writer Bruce DeSilva, politician James L. Hodges, high jumper Mildred Wiley, you can see a list of people who born in City of Taunton.

  • Leon Kamin (American psychologist) he was born in 29/12/1927
  • Seth Padelford (American politician (1807-1878)) he was born in 03/10/1807
  • Henry Williams (19th-century American politician (1805-1887)) he was born in 30/11/1805
  • William Z. Foster (American politician) he was born in 25/02/1881
  • Francis Baylies (American politician (1783-1852)) he was born in 16/10/1783
  • Lemuel Williams (American politician (1747-1828)) he was born in 18/06/1747
  • Samuel L. Crocker (American politician (1804-1883)) he was born in 31/03/1804
  • Joseph L. Tillinghast (American politician (1790-1844)) he was born in 18/05/1790
  • Isaac Babbitt (American goldsmith) he was born in 26/07/1799
  • Scott Thompson (American businessman, born in 1957) he was born in 13/11/1957
  • Alexis Caswell (American scientist) he was born in 29/01/1799
  • Adam Bagni (American sportscaster) he was born in 16/11/1984
  • Alan Gifford (British actor (1911-1989)) he was born in 11/03/1911
  • Barry McCaffrey (United States Army general) he was born in 17/11/1942
  • Charles F. Avila (Electrical engineer/Vice President/member:Executive Committee of the Yankee Atomic Electric Company) he was born in 17/09/1906
  • Charles Payne (American writer) he was born in 24/10/1830
  • Chester I. Reed (Massachusetts politician) he was born in 23/11/1823
  • Elmer J. Rogers, Jr. (Recipient of the Purple Heart medal) he was born in 12/10/1903

Schools in City of Taunton

College & universities near City of Taunton, MA

Code Name City ZIP
168032 Rob Roy Academy-Taunton Taunton (MA) 02780-5339
168281 Wheaton College Norton (MA) 02766-2322
167871 Southeastern Technical Institute South Easton (MA) 02375
165024 Bridgewater State University Bridgewater (MA) 02325
167996 Stonehill College Easton (MA) 02357-6110

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near City of Taunton, MA

Code Name Address Type
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL
BBY Back Bay station 145 Dartmouth St. RAIL
BOS South Station 2 South Station RAIL

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Bristol County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bristol County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
New Bedford 95,517 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts
Fall River 89,792 City in Massachusetts
Taunton 57,675 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Attleboro 45,444 City in Bristol Country, Massachusetts
Easton 25,116 Town in the U.
Mansfield 24,539 Town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Norton 19,983 City in Massachusetts
Somerset 18,144 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Swansea 17,000 Town in Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts
Fairhaven 16,103 Town in Massachusetts
Westport 16,097 Town of the United States
Seekonk 15,851 Town in the United States
Head of Westport 14,809 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Raynham 14,560 Town in Massachusetts
Oxford 13,941 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Rehoboth 12,503 Town in Massachusetts, United States

Distance to Other Cities

City of Taunton distances to largest Massachusetts cities