Bristol County, Massachusetts

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Bristol County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, adjacent to the state of Rhode Island. As of 2005, the population was estimated at 546,331. Some governmental functions are performed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, others by the county, and others by local towns and cities. See Administrative divisions of Massachusetts. Despite multiple seats being displayed on some maps, the formal county seat is Taunton[1]; Fall River and New Bedford are not county seats, but there are some courthouses and other county-operated facilities in those two places. The property deed records are kept in Taunton, Attleboro, Fall River, and New Bedford. The adjacent counties are Plymouth County, Norfolk County, Bristol County, Rhode Island, Newport County, Rhode Island, Providence County, Rhode Island, and Dukes County.

The county offices are located in the Taunton County Building in Taunton at the Taunton Green.


Elected county officials

  • Maria Lopes—Chairperson of County Commission
  • Paul B. Kitchen—County Commissioner
  • Christopher Saunders—County Commissioner
  • C. Samuel Sutter—District Attorney
  • Thomas M. Hodgson—Sheriff
  • Kevin Finnerty—County Treasurer
  • Barry Amaral—Register of Deeds
  • Bernard McDonald—Register of Deeds
  • J. Mark Treadup—Register of Deeds
  • Marc Santos—Clerk of Courts

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