North Attleborough, Massachusetts, is a beautiful New England town in Bristol County. If you’re looking to purchase a home in the southern Massachusetts or northern Rhode Island area, Attleborough should be considered. This town of 28,700 residents is found in the 02760 zip code, and the western edge of the city is on the Massachusetts/Rhode Island state line. North Attleborough boasts a long rich history and was settled in 1669 then later incorporated in 1887. The town is composed of nineteen square miles and residents enjoy easy access to several major thoroughfares. Interstates 95 and 295 both run through portions of town, as does U.S. Route 1. Routes 120 and 152 are also accessible in Attleborough. This great highway access allows for an easy commute to Providence, which is 20 minutes away, as well as Boston, which is 40 minutes to the northeast. Other nearby towns are Franklin, Attleboro, Norton, Pawtucket, Foxborough, and Franklin.
North Attleborough is a family-friendly community that is home to a public preschool, five elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. High school students may opt to attend either Bristol County Agricultural School in Dighton, or Tri County Vocational School in Franklin. There is also a private Catholic K-8 school, and several universities are within 20 miles of town. On top of excellent schools, there are over 50 places to eat or quench your thirst in North Attleborough. Many of the typical national chain restaurants are here, but there are also a few local, hidden gems. North Attleborough also boasts a brightly lit, three level shopping mall, Emerald Square Mall. On top of great dining and shopping options, outdoor recreation opportunities abound in North Attleborough, as do cultural and historical points of interest. Visit the beautiful Town Center Historic District with it’s graceful historic buildings, or stop by Mount Hope Cemetery and Arboretum, established in 1850. These rhododendron filled gardens were fashioned after cemeteries, and exquisitely landscaped English parks and estates. As you stroll through Mount Hope Cemetery, it’s easy to imagine you’ve traveled back in time. There are an impressive 124 homes and buildings on the National Historic Register located in North Attleborough. Other attractions include the WW1 Memorial Park and Zoo and Greenwood Lake, which is home to the North Attleborough National Fish Hatchery.
With all of these great features, it is clear North Attleborough is a great place to buy a home and prospective homebuyers will be pleased to find homes with large lots cost less than they would in communities closer to Boston. Homes for sale in North Attleborough range in cost from around $63,500 for a manufactured home, to around $1,299,000 for a stately home on a substantial lot. The median price for a single family home in North Attleborough is about $310,000. Single family homes as well as condominiums, and manufactured homes are all available in North Attleborough, as are older homes, new homes, and homes still under construction. Common architectural styles include Victorian, Colonial contemporary, ranch and historic Cape. All in all, North Attleborough is a close-knit community with a long list of impressive features and amenities that make it a location worth considering when planning the purchase of a home.
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