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Bristol County, Massachusetts

9 Court St
Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: (508) 824-9681
Fax: (508) 821-3101

On southwestern border of MA with RI; organized Jun 2, 1685 from Old Plymouth Colony. Name Origin: For Bristol, Gloucestershire and Somerset, England

Area (sq mi):: 691.19 (land 556.00; water 135.19) Population per square mile: 982.60
Population 2005: 546,331 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 2.20%; 1990-2000 5.60% Population 2000: 534,678 (White 89.40%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.60%; Asian 1.30%; Other 5.60%). Foreign born: 11.70%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $20,978; median household $43,496; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,500-$31,161
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 25.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • New Bedford (93,979)
  • Fall River (92,526)
  • Taunton County seat (56,648)
  • Attleboro (43,506)

  • See other counties in .

    Bristol County, Rhode Island

    10 Court St
    Bristol, RI 02809
    Phone: (401) 253-7000
    Fax: (401) 253-3080

    Largely peninsular area in eastern RI, south of Providence; organized Feb 17, 1747 from Newport County. Name Origin: For Bristol, England

    Area (sq mi):: 44.71 (land 24.68; water 20.03) Population per square mile: 2137.10
    Population 2005: 52,743 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 3.70% Population 2000: 50,648 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 1.00%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 10.00%. Median age: 39.30
    Income 2000: per capita $26,503; median household $50,737; Population below poverty level: 6.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $36,289-$38,771
    Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 60.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With some help from the Elks National Foundation, the charitable arm of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, the Bristol County Elks will provide food to those in need through local food pantries.
    At Bristol County Court the player said: "The deal was between me and Bristol City.
    7 percent in Bristol County, to $300,000, and fell in the other four, with Kent County (5.
    Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter said Friday that Loflin had been scheduled to go to trial this week.
    The three-match Nat-West T20 series will then be played on July, 3, 5 and 7 at the Bristol County Ground, the Ageas Bowl and the Essex County Ground respectively.
    CHRIS DENT compiled an assured 102 not out on the second day against Glamorgan as Gloucestershire's batsmen hit back in their Championship match at the Bristol County Ground.
    Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson said Hernandez knows how to use his charm and manipulate better than anyone he has ever seen.
    The Bulls told Bristol County Court they insist only married couples can share rooms at their guesthouse.
    Along with the State Grange earning national recognition, the State Youth Program also received this honor; five other local Granges did as well: Uxbridge Grange and North Orange Grange in Worcester County, Dunstable Grange in Middlesex County, Rowley Grange in Essex County, and Dartmouth Grange in Bristol County.
    Before joining RHYS, he practiced as a student attorney at the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Bristol County District Attorney's Office and at The State of Rhode Island's Office of the Attorney General.
    The owner of the Fall River adult foster care provider Gabriel Care, Dennis Etzkorn, was indicted in April 2012 by a Bristol County grand jury for charges of paying kickbacks to clients and care providers for referrals of new clients who are MassHealth eligible to his firm.

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