Taunton is a large city in Bristol County Massachusetts, surrounded by Norton, Easton, Raynham, Lakeville, Berkley, Dighton, and Rehoboth. Taunton is about 40 miles south of Boston and 18 miles east of Providence, and is the third largest city in Massachusetts in terms of total area.
As of 2010, the population of Taunton was approximately 55,874. The city is easily accessible via a number of major highways, including I-495, Routes 44, 138, 140, and 24. Taunton is also home to a small municipal airport.
Taunton is one of the oldest cities in the United States, having been founded in 1637. Much of Taunton’s early history can be found throughout the city. Taunton is nicknamed the “Silver City”, as it was one of the largest producers of silver goods during a large part of the 19th century.
One of the major points of interest is the Taunton Green, which is located in the center of the city. During the Revolutionary War, the Taunton Green was used as a militia training ground. Today, the Green is used for city events and festivals. Other points of interest in Taunton include Watson Pond State Park, the Old Colony Historical Society, Lake Sabbatia, and Lake Rico.
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