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Taunton, MA

Taunton, MA

Taunton, MA

Moving to Taunton, MA

Upon moving to Taunton you will be joining 55,874 others who love their city. Nicknamed “The Silver City,” Taunton is located 40 miles south of Boston in Bristol County. Taunton was founded by the Plymouth Colony members in 1637 and is one of the oldest towns in the United States. What makes this city such a great place to live? It’s the city’s focus on public safety, economic development and community beautification. Welcome to Taunton! You’re going to like it here!

Moving to Taunton – What’s in store

Climate in Taunton. Taunton normally has warm summers and cold, snowy winters. You’ll enjoy mild temperatures that rarely reach 83 degrees during any month of the year – July is typically Taunton’s warmest month with an average temperature of 76 degrees. The coldest months is normally January, and temperatures can get down to 27 degrees. When moving to Taunton, bring your snow gear though – on average it snows around 28 inches a year!

Getting an education in Taunton. Public schooling is offered through Taunton Public Schools. If you’re looking for higher education institutions you might want to check out Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School it is located in the city and offers several nursing certification programs. Bridgewater State University is just a short drive from Taunton and offers several undergrad and graduate programs for your continued education.

Getting around in Taunton.  GATRA offers fixed-route bus service within the city limits Monday–Friday 6am-7pm. They also provide dial-a-ride services for seniors and persons with disabilities. T.F. Green Airport is located in Providence, Rhode Island only about 20 miles from Taunton and offers international and domestic flights. Other nearby airports include: Logan International Airport, Martha’s Vineyard Airport and New Bedford Regional Airport.

Dining in Taunton. When it comes time to dine in Taunton you have several choices. Taunton offers a variety of options ranging from American fare to Sushi and everything in between. Once you move to Taunton, you definitely want to try Benjamin’s Fine Dining. Benjamin’s offers fine dining, full bar, live entertainment and even caters functions and special events for as many as 200 guests! Menu favorites include: Baked Stuffed Lobster, Nantucket Cape Scallops, and Prime Rib. Other local favorites include: Bella Roma Italian Restaurant, El Mariachi, The Ugly Duckling Restaurant, Sand Bar and Fusion Kitchen.

Entertainment in Taunton. You will find many family friendly entertainment options in and around Taunton. Gillette Stadium, home to the New England Patriots is located in nearby Foxboro about 30 minutes away. Capron Park Zoo is located only 10 miles from Taunton in Attleboro and Battleship Cove is a Navy warship located in Fall River about 14 miles from Taunton. Nearby Boston offers many options for entertainment as well such as: Fenway Park, Museum of Fine Arts, New England Aquarium and more!

Moving to Taunton, Massachusetts – New Resident Links

City Website
Resident Information
Chamber of Commerce

The service center for Taunton, MA is located in West Bridgewater, MA.

Information about Taunton, MA

Est. Population: 55815
County: Bristol
Latitude: 41.9000
Longitude: -71.0833
Zip Codes: 2718