Incorporated in 1887, North Attleboro is an industrial town in Bristol County, Massachusetts. The town is home to approximately 28,700 residents.
The town has a variety of attractions for residents and visitors of all ages, such as the WWI Memorial Park and Zoo which was created in 1968. For the younger crowd there is a playground in the park near the fire tower located 390 feet above sea level—making it the highest point in Bristol County.
Residents who enjoy shopping will appreciate the close proximity to the Emerald Square Mall which is located in the town.
There are several homes for sale in North Attleboro—some properties dating back to the early 19th century. Real estate in town is available in a variety of styles such as Colonial, Cape Victorian and Ranch. Multifamily homes and condominiums are also available around town.
North Attleboro is an industrial town on the Rhode Island border. In pre-colonial times, it was the site of the Bay Path, a major Native American trail to Narragansett Bay, the Seekonk River and Boston. North Attleborough borders Cumberland and is 15 minutes from Providence and 40 minutes from Boston. Interstates 95 and 295 intersect just over the Attleboro line, and both run through the town.
Housing covers the gamut from apartments and condominiums to new single family subdivisions. The town has several rivers, streams and brooks running through it, including the Ten Mile River and the Seven Mile River. There are many ponds and lakes, including Greenwood Lake (site of a fish hatchery) and Falls Pond, among others. The WWI Memorial Park and Zoo brings an expanse of nature and space directly adjacent to the local YMCA. On the other end of the spectrum is the Emerald Square Mall, one of the most traveled malls in the area. The town also encompasses a multitude of venues for religious worship.
Localities include Adamsdale, Attleborough Falls and Sheldonville Farms.