Taunton Bristol County, Massachusetts

Taunton: City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States

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Location of Taunton on Massachusetts map.

About

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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 57,675 inhabitants.

The city was created 384 years ago in 1636.

Taunton Green Statue image
Taunton Green Statue
Taunton Green Statue image

Geography

Taunton is located at 41°54'0"N 71°5'23"W (41.9001000, -71.0897700).

Taunton map

Taunton Quick Facts

Population : 57,675 (2020)
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 : Taunton is capital of Bristol County
Establishment : January 01, 1637 (384 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00
Local time : 18:21:21 (18th October 2021)
Density : 460 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.12% (2010-2020)

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Demographics

The population of Taunton increased by 3.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 55,874 - census
2011 55,876 0% estimation process
2012 55,990 0.2% estimation process
2013 56,109 0.21% estimation process
2014 56,659 0.97% estimation process
2015 56,838 0.31% estimation process
2016 56,939 0.18% estimation process
2017 56,982 0.08% estimation process
2018 57,365 0.67% estimation process
2019 57,464 0.17% estimation process
2020 57,675 0.37% estimation process

Taunton zip code is 02780. County name: Bristol, County fips: 25005

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People born in Taunton (72)

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

College & universities near 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 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

Post offices near Taunton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Taunton Finan Post Office Taunton (MA) 02780
East Taunton Post Office East Taunton (MA) 02718
Raynham Post Office Raynham (MA) 02767
Raynham Center Post Office Raynham Center (MA) 02768
North Dighton Post Office North Dighton (MA) 02764

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Taunton , Minnesota city in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 130 people.

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
City of Taunton 55,874 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

Taunton distances to largest Massachusetts cities