Place:Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

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NameBristol
Alt namesBristolsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates41.833°N 71.167°W
Located inMassachusetts, United States     (1685 - )
Also located inPlymouth Colony, Kingdom of England     (1620 - 1685)
Contained Places
Cemetery
Acushnet Cemetery
Eddy Cemetery
Fox Cemetery
Neck O Land Cemetery
Oakland Cemetery
Old Commons Burial Ground ( 1678 - 1747 )
Richmond Cemetery
Saint Joseph's Cemetery
Seekonk Cemetery
Tisdale Burying Ground
Walker-Blake Graveyard
Inhabited place
Acoaxet
Acushnet Center
Acushnet Station
Acushnet ( 1860 - )
Algers Corner
Apponagansett
Ashley Heights
Assonet
Attleboro
Barneyville
Barrowsville
Bayview
Berkley Bridge
Berkley
Berryman Corner
Beulah Corners
Bliss Corner
Booth Corner
Bowenville
Braleys
Briggs Corner
Britanniaville
Brownell Corner
Camp Herbron
Camp Merriwood
Camp Noquochoke
Camp Welch
Central Village
Centre Mills
Chartley
Chestnut Tree Corner
Clifford
Collins Corner
Copper Works
Cow Yard
Cranberry Bog Corner
Cranes Station
Daley Corner
Dartmouth
Dighton
Dodgeville
East Freetown
East Mansfield
East Norton
Easton Green
Easton Station
Easton
Eastondale
Fairhaven ( 1600 - )
Fall River Station
Fall River ( 1600 - )
Faunce Corner
Fighting Rock Corner
Five Corners
Flint Village
Freetown
Gidleys Corner
Giffords Corner
Ginty Corner
Globe Village
Gowards Corner
Great Neck
Handy Four Corners
Harbor View
Harris
Heaven Heights
Herbonville
Hillcrest
Hixville
Hortonville
Inland Park
Judson
Kirby Corner
Long Plain
Luthers Corners
Macomber Corner
Macombers Corner
Mansfield Center
Mansfield
Masons Corner
Meadow Brook
Mechanicsville
Miles Bridge
Monroes
Morris Corner
Morse Corner
Mount Pleasant
Myricks
Nasketucket
New Bedford ( 1652 - )
Nonquitt
North Attleborough Center
North Attleborough
North Dartmouth
North Dighton
North Easton
North Fairhaven
North Rehoboth
North Seekonk
North Swansea
North Westport
Norton Center
Norton Furnace
Norton Grove
Norton
Oak Grove Village
Oakland
Ocean Grove
Old Town Landing
Oldtown
Perrins Crossing
Perrys Corner
Perryville
Pine Hill Acres
Plainville
Pottersville
Pratts Corner
Prattville
Purdy Corner
Raynham Center
Raynham
Redgate Corner
Rehoboth
Robinsonville
Rockdale
Russells Mills
Seekonk
Segreganset
Shore Acres
Sissons Corner
Slades Corner
Slades Ferry
Slocums Corner
Smith Mills
Snell Corner
Somerset
South Dartmouth
South Easton
South Rehoboth
South Seekonk
South Swansea
South Westport
Steep Brook
Suburban Park
Summit Grove
Swansea Center
Swansea
Taunton ( 1638 - )
Touisset
Tracy Corner
Wades Corner
West Dighton
West Mansfield
Westgate Park
Westport Factory
Westport Point
Westport
Westview Park
Whiteville
Whittenton Junction
Wigwam Beach
Wilburite Corner
Winnecunnet
Winsegansett Heights
Woods Corner
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Bristol County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, adjacent to the state of Rhode Island. As of the 2010 census, the population was 548,285. Some governmental functions are performed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, others by the county, and others by local towns and cities. See Administrative divisions of Massachusetts. The county seat is Taunton. The property deed records are kept in Taunton, Attleboro, Fall River, and New Bedford. The adjacent counties are Plymouth County; Norfolk County; Bristol County, Rhode Island; Newport County, Rhode Island; Providence County, Rhode Island; and Dukes County.

The county offices are located in the superior courthouse in Taunton at the Taunton Green.

Contents

Timeline

Date Event Source
1685 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1685 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1685 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1685 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 31,709
1800 33,880
1810 37,168
1820 40,908
1830 49,592
1840 60,164
1850 76,192
1860 93,794
1870 102,886
1880 139,040
1890 186,465
1900 252,029
1910 318,573
1920 359,005
1930 364,590
1940 364,637
1950 381,569
1960 398,488
1970 444,301
1980 474,641
1990 506,325

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Bristol County, Massachusetts family history and genealogy (FamilySearch Research Wiki). History, towns and cities, county histories, birth, marriage, and death records, deeds, wills, court records, divorce records, naturalizations, tax records, warnings out, maps, and societies.


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