Introduction to North Attleborough, Massachusetts

North Attleborough is part of the Boston metro area.

North Attleborough History

North Attleborough, an industrial town in Massachusetts, was established in 1669 by John Woodcock and his family. This small settlement, on the border of the Rhode Island, was occupied by nearly 2,200 people by 1776. During the 19th century, sawmills were built, and nail factories were replaced by the cotton spinning mills. Jewelry and textile manufacturing industries were the two main industries that dominated the town in 1832.

North Attleborough and nearby Attractions

  • Camp Shady Pines
  • Emerald Square
  • Kings Shopping Center
  • Greenwood Lake
  • Brunswick Walnut Hill Lanes
  • Woodcock Garrison House

Things To Do In North Attleborough

North Attleborough is a flourishing center of commerce and business with numerous amusement parks and shops located close by. It has plenty of retail stores and restaurants. You can also visit many educational and cultural venues such as museums, art galleries, zoos and aquariums. North Attleborough also has famous churches, rivers and streams that can certainly excite you during your visit.

North Attleborough Transportation

Air transportation is available from Boston Logan International Airport.

North Attleborough Higher Education

Brown University is the nearest college that offers higher education facilities.

North Attleborough Almanac

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North Attleborough Climate

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North Attleborough Public Libraries

Richards Memorial Library
North Attleborough, Massachusetts
(508) 699-0122

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North Attleborough Public Schools

Allen Avenue
290 Allen Avenue
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2165
Total Enrollment 199
Amvet Boulevard
70 Amvet Boulevard
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2155
Total Enrollment 387
45 South Washington Street
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2148
Total Enrollment 328
2 Jackson Street
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2170
Total Enrollment 248
Joseph W Martin Jr Elementary
37 Landry Avenue
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2140
Total Enrollment 625
North Attleboro High
1 Wilson Whitty Way
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2115
Total Enrollment 1203
North Attleborough Early Learning Center
25 School Street
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2145
Total Enrollment 138
North Attleborough Middle
564 Landry Avenue
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2130
Total Enrollment 1181
Roosevelt Avenue
108 Roosevelt Avenue
ZIP: 2760
(508) 643-2151
Total Enrollment 289
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