Introduction to Mansfield, Massachusetts
Mansfield, Massachusetts, in Bristol county, is 10 miles NW of Taunton, Massachusetts and 23 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is included in the Boston metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 22,414 people lived in Mansfield.
The first settlement in Mansfield occurred in 1658. The city was incorporated officially in the year 1775. The city got its name from William Murray, the 1st Earl of Mansfield.
Mansfield and nearby Attractions
- Comcast Performing Arts Center
Things To Do In Mansfield
Mansfield's most prominent attraction is the Comcast Center for the Performing Arts, a 20,000 seat amphitheater holding popular rock and other concerts throughout the warm weather months.
Boston Logan International is the nearest major airport.
Mansfield Higher Education
The Stonehill College offers quality education to the students of Mansfield.