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Bristol-Norfolk is a region in Southeast Massachusetts. It includes northern Bristol County and some Norfolk county towns.

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  • Attleboro - The former "Jewelry Capital of the World" and home to the LaSalette Shrine.
  • Berkley - Also home to the Dighton Rock State Park.
  • Dighton - Home to the mysterious Dighton Rock (the official "Explorer Rock" of Massachusetts.)
  • Easton - Home to Stonehill College, The Rockery, and historically provided shovels which laid the Union Pacific Railroad.
  • Mansfield - Home to the Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts.
  • North Attleborough - The early mid-19th century leading producer of buttons in the country.
  • Norton - Home to Wheaton College and the Tournament Players Club of Boston (part of the PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship.)
  • Raynham - Site of the first iron works in America, a big milk bottle, and produced the anchor for the Civil War-era ironclad USS Monitor.
  • Rehoboth - Claims to be one of the birthplaces of public education in North America and former Guinness Book of Records for the town with the most golf courses in the U.S.
  • Taunton - "The Silver City" and "The Christmas City", the seat of Bristol County, a regional hub, the center of the "Bridgewater Triangle", and a city rich in history.

  • Bellingham - Birthplace of noted author William Taylor Adams (aka Oliver Optic) and home to the new Dunkin' Donuts Northeast Distribution Center.
  • Canton - Headquarters of Reebok, Baskin Robbins, etc., and claims to have been the birthplace of Rising Sun Stove Polish as well as the pay toliet.
  • Dover - For Cryptozoologists and other curious bystanders, it is the home of the mysterious creature called the "Dover Demon."
  • Foxborough - Home of Gillette Stadium, the New England Patriots, and New England Revolution; also, was home to the former world's largest straw hat making factory.
  • Franklin - Named in honor of Dr. Benjamin Franklin; also, the birthplace of the nation's first lending library and Horace Mann (America's father of public education.)
  • Medfield - Home to one of the ten oldest homes in the U.S., the "lost treasure" of Davis Wolfgang Hawke, and former vacation spot of Walter Elias Disney (aka - Walt Disney.)
  • Medway - Birthplace of famed U.S. outdoorsman James/John Capen "Grizzly" Adams.
  • Millis - Home to the Sikh Temple "Guru Ram Das Ashram and Gurdwara."
  • Norfolk - Land formerly owned by King Philip.
  • Norwood - Area site of one of the original five houses built on the old Indian Trail from Medfield to Wrentham.
  • Plainville - Home of the mesh bag.
  • Sharon - Has one of the lowest crimes rates in the country.
  • Stoughton - Named for William Stoughton (the notorious Chief Justice at the Salem Witch Trials) and the site of the written Suffolk Resolves, which was the basis of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Walpole - Named after Sir Robert Walpole (the first Prime Minister of Great Britain) and home to one of two of the state's Supermax prisons.
  • Wrentham - Famous for its (Premium) Outlet Mall shopping and former home of Hellen Keller.

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