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Superior Court - Taunton
9 Court St
Taunton, MA 02780 https://www.mass.gov/locations/bristo
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 508-823-6588
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000
Restricted Records: No impounded records released
Fall River District Court
186 South Main Street, 5th Fl
Fall River, MA 02721 http://www.mass.gov/courts/court-info
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 508-491-3200
F: 508-646-3596
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No sealed, minor, confidential address records released
Includes Fall River, Freetown, Somerset, Swansea, and Westport.
New Bedford District Court 33
75 N 6th St
New Bedford, MA 02740 http://www.mass.gov/courts/court-info
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 508-999-9700
F: 508-990-8094
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No impounded records released
Includes Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, and New Bedford. Small claims phone: 508-990-9333.
Taunton District Court
40 Broadway
Taunton, MA 02780 http://www.mass.gov/courts/court-info
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 508-977-6000
F: 508-824-2282
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: Mental health records restricted
Includes Berkley, Dighton, Easton, Raynham, Rehoboth, Seekonk, and Taunton.
Probate and Family Court
40 Broadway, #240
Taunton, MA 02780 https://www.mass.gov/locations/bristo
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 508-977-6040
Jurisdiction: Probate, Family
There are satellite offices in New Bedford (508-999-5249) and one on Rock Street in Fall River (508-672-17510), closed case records are here.
New Bedford Probate and Family Court
505 Pleasant St
New Bedford, MA 02740 https://www.mass.gov/locations/new-be
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 508-999-5249
F: 508-999-1211
Jurisdiction: Probate, Family
This is a satellite office. Closed case files are held in Taunton.
Southeast Housing Court - New Bedford
139 Hathaway Rd
New Bedford, MA 02740 https://www.mass.gov/locations/new-be
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM M, TH,F EST
P: 508-994-0156
F: 508-994-7538
Jurisdiction: Eviction, Small Claims
The Southeast Housing Court in New Bedford serves Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Freetown, New Bedford and Westport.
Southeast Housing Court - Fall River
289 Rock St, 2nd FL
Fall River, MA 02720 https://www.mass.gov/locations/southe
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 508-677-1505
F: 508-672-9621
Jurisdiction: Eviction, Misdemeanor (Code Violations), Small Claims
Also known as Fall River Trial Court. Includes housing code cases, real estate-related small claims, and many eviction cases for Bristol County except the New Bedford area; also see district courts.
Attleboro District Court 34
88 N Main St
Attleboro, MA 02703 http://www.mass.gov/courts/court-info
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 508-222-5900
F: 508-226-3916
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No impounded records released
Includes Attleboro, Mansfield, North Attleboro, and Norton. Counter and phone coverage restricted 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Bristol County, MA Vital Records

Contact the Acushnet Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Acushnet Town
Town Clerk
122 Main St
Town Hall
Acushnet, MA 02743 https://www.acushnet.ma.us/town-clerk
8AM-4PM M-F; 8AM-8PM T EST
Phone: 508-998-0200 ext. 2
Fax: 508-998-0216

Contact the Attleboro City Office of the City Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Attleboro City
City Clerk
77 Park St
Attleboro, MA 02703 http://www.cityofattleboro.us/177/Cit
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 508-223-2222 ext. 3111
Fax: 508-222-3046

Contact the Berkley Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Berkley Town
Town Clerk
1 N Main St
Berkley, MA 02779 http://www.townofberkleyma.com/pages/
9:30AM-2:30PM M-TH EST
Phone: 508-822-3348
Fax: 508-828-6755

Contact the Bristol County (Southern District) Office of the County Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Bristol County (Southern District)
County Register of Deeds
25 N 6th St
New Bedford, MA 02740 http://www.newbedforddeeds.com/
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 508-993-2603
Fax: 508-997-4250
Recorded Document, Tax Liens (limited)

Contact the Bristol County (Northern District) Office of the County Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Bristol County (Northern District)
County Register of Deeds
11 Court St
Taunton, MA 02780-0248 http://www.tauntondeeds.com
8AM-4:00PM EST
Phone: 508-822-0502
Fax: 508-880-4975
Recorded Documents, Tax Liens (limited)

Contact the Bristol County (Fall River District) Office of the County Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Bristol County (Fall River District)
County Register of Deeds
441 N Main St
Fall River, MA 02720
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 508-673-2910
Fax: 508-673-7633
Recorded Documents, Tax Liens (limited)

Contact the Dartmouth Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Dartmouth Town
Town Clerk
400 Slocum Rd, Rm 203
Dartmouth, MA 02747 https://www.town.dartmouth.ma.us/town
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 508-910-1800
Fax: 508-910-1894

Contact the Dighton Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Dighton Town
Town Clerk
979 Somerset Ave
Dighton, MA 02715-0465 http://www.dighton-ma.gov/government/
7:30AM-4:30PM M,T,TH; 7:30AM-5:30PM & 6:30PM-8PM W EST
Phone: 508-669-5411 ext. 3
Fax: 508-669-5932

Contact the Easton Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Easton Town
Town Clerk
136 Elm St N
North Easton, MA 02356 http://www.easton.ma.us/departments/t
8:30AM-7:30PM M; 8:30AM-4:30AM T-TH; 8:30AM-12:30PM F EST
Phone: 508-230-0530
Fax: 508-230-0539
Vital Records

Contact the Fairhaven Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Fairhaven Town
Town Clerk
40 Center St
Town Hall
Fairhaven, MA 02719-2999 https://www.fairhaven-ma.gov/town-cle
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 508-979-4023 ext. 105
Fax: 508-979-4079

Contact the Fall River City Office of the City Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Fall River City
City Clerk
1 Government Ctr, Rm 227
Fall River, MA 02722 https://www.fallriverma.org/departmen
9AM-5PM EST
Phone: 508-324-2220
Fax: 508-324-2211
Recorded Documents

Contact the Freetown Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Freetown Town
Town Clerk
3 N Main St
Assonet, MA 02702 http://www.freetownma.gov/town-clerk
8AM-4PM M-TH; 8AM-N F EST
Phone: 508-644-2201 ext. 2
Fax: 508-644-9826

Contact the Mansfield Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Mansfield Town
Town Clerk
6 Park Row, 2nd F
Mansfield, MA 02048-2433 http://www.mansfieldma.com/town-gover
8AM-4PM M,T,TH; 8AM-8PM W; 8AM-N F EST
Phone: 508-261-7345
Fax: 508-261-1083

Contact the New Bedford City Office of the City Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

New Bedford City
City Clerk
133 William St, Rm 118
New Bedford, MA 02740 http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/city-cle
8AM-4PM EST
Phone: 508-979-1450
Fax: 508-991-6225

Contact the North Attleborough Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

North Attleborough Town
Town Clerk
43 S Washington St
North Attleborough, MA 02761-0871 https://www.nattleboro.com/town-clerk
8AM-4PM M-W till 6PM TH; 8AM-N F EST
Phone: 508-699-0142
Fax: 508-699-2354

Contact the Norton Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Norton Town
Town Clerk
70 E Main St
Town Hall, 1st Fl
Norton, MA 02766 https://www.nortonma.org/town-clerk
8:30AM-4:30PM M-W; 8:30AM-7:30PM TH; 8:30AM-12:30PM F EST
Phone: 508-285-0230
Fax: 508-285-0297

Contact the Raynham Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Raynham Town
Town Clerk
558 S Main St
Raynham, MA 02767 https://www.town.raynham.ma.us/town-c
8:30AM-4:30PM M-TH; 6PM-8PM T; 8:30AM-N F EST
Phone: 508-824-2700, 508-824-2701
Fax: 508-823-1812

Contact the Rehoboth Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Rehoboth Town
Town Clerk
148 Peck St
Rehoboth, MA 02769-3099 https://www.town.rehoboth.ma.us/town-
8AM-4PM M-TH; 8AM-N F EST
Phone: 508-252-6502
Fax: 508-252-5342

Contact the Seekonk Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Seekonk Town
Town Clerk
100 Peck St
Town Hall
Seekonk, MA 02771 http://www.seekonk-ma.gov/town-clerk
8:30AM-4:30PM M,T,TH; 8:30AM-7PM W; 8:30AM-N F EST
Phone: 508-336-2920
Fax: 508-336-0764

Contact the Somerset Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Somerset Town
Town Clerk
140 Wood St
Town Hall
Somerset, MA 02726 https://www.townofsomerset.org/town-c
8:30AM-4PM EST
Phone: 508-646-2818
Fax: 508-646-2802

Contact the Swansea Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Swansea Town
Town Clerk
81 Main St
Swansea, MA 02777 http://www.town.swansea.ma.us/town-cl
9AM-4PM M,T,TH,F; 9AM-5PM W EST
Phone: 508-678-9389 ext. 2
Fax: 508-324-6700

Contact the Taunton City Office of the City Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Taunton City
City Clerk
141 Oak St
Temporary City Hall
Taunton, MA 02780 https://www.taunton-ma.gov/rose-marie
8AM-4PM M,W,TH; 8AM-7PM T; 8AM-N F EST
Phone: 508-821-1024
Fax: 508-821-1098

Contact the Westport Town Office of the Town Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Westport Town
Town Clerk
816 Main Rd
Town Hall
Westport, MA 02790 https://www.westport-ma.com/town-cler
8:30AM-4PM EST
Phone: 508-636-1000
Fax: 508-264-5152

Bristol County Vital Certificates

Bristol County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Bristol County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 556 sq mi
Population (2009): 547,433
  • Females: 51.6%
  • White: 92.5%
  • Black/African American: 3.8%
  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 5.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 87.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): 12,751
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 11.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 21.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 73.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 19.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.54
Housing Units (2000): 216,918
Homeownership Rate (2000): 61.6%
Migration Flow to Bristol County, MA from (2007-2008):

Bristol County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $12,322,746
  • Construction: $794,931
  • Retail Trade: $1,147,215
  • Professional and Technical Services: $637,260
  • Healthcare: $1,717,146
  • Banking: $458,031
  • Retail Trade: $1,147,215
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $359,551
  • Manufacturing: $2,057,304
  • Farms: $14,459
  • Government: $1,725,333
Employed (2000): 258,909
Unemployed (2000): 15,859
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $38,181
Local Government Employment (2007): 20,364
Local Government Revenue (2007): $1,438,763 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,045,753 (thou. dol.)

Bristol County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 6,407
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.8
Deaths (2007): 4,817
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 41
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.4

Bristol County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 3,308
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 16
  • Forcible rape: 183
  • Robbery: 693
  • Aggravated Assault: 2,416
Property Crimes (2008): 14,806
  • Burglary: 3,895
  • Larceny-Theft: 9,789
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1,122

Bristol County Genealogy Records

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