The county of Bristol is located in Massachusetts and was founded in June 2, 1685. There are 548,285 residents in Bristol who have access to courthouses in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, Taunton. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Massachusetts is part of the 1st federal circuit court as well.
There are 43,593 residents in Attleboro, which is 27.8 square miles and 138ft above sea level. It was settled in 1634 and is governed by a Mayor-council city local government.
There are 95,072 residents in New Bedford, which is 23.9 square miles and 50ft above sea level. It was settled in 1640 and is governed by a Mayor-council local government.
There are 55,874 residents in Taunton, which is 48.3 square miles and 30ft above sea level. It was settled in 1637 and is governed by a Mayor-City Council local government.