Attleboro

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North Attleboro (ă´təlbərə), industrial town (1990 pop. 25,038), Bristol co., SE Mass., near the R.I. line; settled 1669, set off from Attleboro and inc. 1887. Jewelry has been made there since 1807. Other manufactures include boxes, metal products, and eyewear. The Woodcock tavern dates from 1670.

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Attleboro (ăt´əlbərə), industrial city (1990 pop. 38,383), Bristol co., SE Mass., near the R.I. line; settled 1634, inc. as a city 1914. Its jewelry industry began in 1780; silverware, scientific instruments, and fabricated metal products are also made.