8 minute dating boston ma best and non ip dating sites
During the 19th century, Taunton was a major shipping point for grain from the inland rural farm areas of Massachusetts to the rest of the nation via Weir Village and the Taunton River.
With the advent of the railroad, Taunton would also become an important transportation hub due to its central location.
Founded in 1637 by members of the Plymouth Colony, Taunton is one of the oldest towns in the United States.
The Native Americans called the region Cohannet, Tetiquet and Titicut before the arrival of the Europeans.
The city is bordered by Norton to the northwest, Easton to the north, Raynham to the northeast, Lakeville to the east, Berkley and Dighton to the south, and Rehoboth to the west.
City neighborhoods include the Bird Lanes, Clearview Estates, East Taunton, Elliot's Corner, Herring Run Estates, Linden Estates, Matthews Landing, North Taunton, Oakland, Pine Crest Estates, Pine Hill Estates, Wades Corner, Weir Village, Westville, Whittenton, Whittenton Junction, Britannia Village or Britanniaville, Willis Lake Village and Woodward Estates.
The National Weather Service operates a regional weather forecast office that serves much of Massachusetts, all of Rhode Island, and most of northern Connecticut there.
The National Weather Service also operates the Northeast River Forecast Center on the site, serving New England and most of New York state.
Since December 1914, the city of Taunton has provided a large annual light display each December on Taunton Green, giving it the additional nickname of "Christmas City".The Taunton Locomotive Works (begun in 1846) also operated in the city during this time.