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Bristol-Norfolk is a region in Southeast Massachusetts. It includes northern Bristol County and some Norfolk county towns.

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Map of Bristol-Norfolk
  • 1 Attleboro - The former "Jewelry Capital of the World" and home to the LaSalette Shrine.
  • 2 Berkley - Also home to the Dighton Rock State Park.
  • 3 Canton - Headquarters of Reebok, Baskin Robbins, etc., and claims to have been the birthplace of Rising Sun Stove Polish as well as the pay toilet.
  • 4 Dighton - Home to the mysterious Dighton Rock (the official "Explorer Rock" of Massachusetts.)
  • 5 Dover Dover, Massachusetts on Wikipedia - For Cryptozoologists and other curious bystanders, it is said to be the home of the mysterious creature called the "Dover Demon."
  • 6 Easton - Home to Stonehill College, The Rockery, and historically provided shovels which laid the Union Pacific Railroad.
  • 7 Foxborough - Home of Gillette Stadium, the New England Patriots, and New England Revolution; also, was home to the former world's largest straw hat making factory.
  • 8 Franklin - Named in honor of Dr. Benjamin Franklin; also, the birthplace of the nation's first lending library and Horace Mann (America's father of public education.)
  • 9 Mansfield - Home to the Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts.
  • 10 Medfield - Home to one of the ten oldest homes in the U.S., the "lost treasure" of Davis Wolfgang Hawke, and former vacation spot of Walter Elias Disney (aka - Walt Disney.)
  • 11 North Attleborough - The early mid-19th century leading producer of buttons in the country.
  • 12 Norton - Home to Wheaton College and the Tournament Players Club of Boston (part of the PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship.)
  • 13 Norwood - Area site of one of the original five houses built on the old Indian Trail from Medfield to Wrentham.
  • 14 Plainville - Home of the mesh bag.
  • 15 Raynham - Site of the first iron works in America, a big milk bottle, and produced the anchor for the Civil War-era ironclad USS Monitor.
  • 16 Rehoboth - Claims to be one of the birthplaces of public education in North America and former Guinness Book of Records for the town with the most golf courses in the U.S.
  • 17 Sharon - Has one of the lowest crimes rates in the country.
  • 18 Stoughton - Named for William Stoughton (the notorious Chief Justice at the Salem Witch Trials) and the site of the written Suffolk Resolves, which was the basis of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Swansea - an historical water front town with a pleasant beach and a number of reservoirs.
  • 19 Taunton - "The Silver City" and "The Christmas City", the seat of Bristol County, a regional hub, the center of the "Bridgewater Triangle", and a city rich in history.
  • 20 Walpole - Named after Sir Robert Walpole (the first Prime Minister of Great Britain) and home to one of two of the state's Supermax prisons.
  • 21 Westwood
  • 22 Wrentham - Famous for its (premium) outlet mall shopping and former home of Hellen Keller.

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