Introduction to Randolph, Massachusetts
Randolph, Massachusetts is 4 miles N of Brockton, Massachusetts and 13 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Norfolk county. The town is part of the Boston metro area. The population of Randolph is 30,963.
This area was originally inhabited by the Cochato and Ponkapoag tribes, who called the land Cochaticquom. It was incorporated in 1793. The town is said to be named after the first president of the Continental Congress, Peyton Randolph. During the 19th century, this town was widely regarded as one of the country’s leading boot producers. However, this industry declined in the early years of the 20th century and was replaced by the service and light manufacturing industries.
Randolph and nearby Attractions
- Ponkapoag Camp of Appalachian Mountain Club
- Jonathan Belcher House
- Gills Farm Archeological District
- Randolph Country Club
- Belcher Park
- Randolph Skate Park & Supplies
Things To Do In Randolph
The recreation center of Randolph regularly arranges interesting events and activities for its residents. There are some excellent golf courses, huge parks with facilities for different activities and monuments of historical importance.
Boston Logan International Airport provides air transportation to the people of Randolph.
Randolph Higher Education
Babson College is nearby.