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New Bedford, MA

New Bedford, MA

New Bedford, MA

Moving to New Bedford, MA – The Whaling City
Imagine beautiful rocky coastlines surrounded by sparkling waters, lighthouses dotting the coast, and gorgeous sailboats in the harbor. That’s what you’ll see in New Bedford, Massachusetts along with gorgeous historic districts, and modern touches throughout. If a move to New Bedford is in your future, you will be joining around 95,000 residents on the coast of Buzzards Bay. New Bedford is located in Bristol County and is the number one fishing port in America. It is also the sixth largest city in Massachusetts and a short drive to many other major cities in the Massachusetts and Rhode Island. If you’re moving to New Bedford and searching for employment you may be interested to know that it is home to Titleist, a golf and golf accessories company, which is a major employer in the city. Other major employers in the area include Southcoast Hospitals Group, Riverside Manufacturing, and St. Luke’s Hospital.

Moving to New Bedford – What’s in store

Climate in New Bedford. New Bedford’s climate is characterized as humid continental which consists of warm summers and cold snowy winters. Summers are fairly mild with temperatures in the 80’s, perfect weather for spending time outdoors. Winters on the other hand are pretty cold here! New Bedford receives about 33 inches of snow and January lows are in the 20’s, so be sure to pack those gloves and scarves!

Dining in New Bedford. There are so many local favorite restaurants in New Bedford, that the hard part is going to be deciding which one to visit! New Bedford dining options range from elegant fine dining to bistros, coffee shops, and diners. Café San Paolo is a popular spot for authentic Portuguese cuisine, a definite must try after your move to New Bedford. If you’re in the mood for dinner with a gorgeous view, Waterfront Grille is the area’s only harbor-front restaurant serving the freshest seafood in a rustic but elegant atmosphere. Try the Creole shrimp! Looking for some fun and entertainment with your dinner? Then you might want to visit Freestones City Grill. They have live music and events nightly! And that’s not even the best part, their food is amazing! You have to try the lobster roll, it’s definitely a favorite! Dining in New Bedford, MA

Recreational New Bedford. Moving to a new city is a lot of work and sometimes stressful so be sure to take some time off and have some fun! New Bedford has several options when it comes time to play. If you feel like a day of golf, visit New Bedford Municipal Golf Club. It is a public course and offers a fun and challenging day of golf. If you’re in the mood to hit the beach, check out West Beach located on West Rodney French Boulevard across from Hazelwood Park. They even have a bathhouse that overlooks Clark’s Cove and the coastline in the town of Dartmouth.       

Moving to New Bedford, Massachusetts – New Resident Links
New Bedford, MA- City Website
Parks & Recreation
Voter Registration

The service center for New Bedford, MA is located in Providence, RI.

Information about New Bedford, MA

Est. Population: 91112
County: Bristol
Latitude: 41.6333
Longitude: -70.9333
Zip Codes: 2740