Norton, Massachusetts

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Norton is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, and contains the village of Norton Center.wikipedia
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Norton Center, Massachusetts

Norton Center
Norton is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, and contains the village of Norton Center.
Norton Center is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Norton in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States.

Dell Technologies Championship

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Home of Wheaton College, Norton hosts the Dell Technologies Championship, a tournament of the PGA Tour held annually on the Labor Day holiday weekend at the TPC Boston golf club.
It is held at the Tournament Players Club of Boston in Norton, Massachusetts, south-southwest of Boston.

Taunton, Massachusetts

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Norton was first settled in 1669 and was called North Taunton for its location on the northern border of Taunton, Massachusetts. The town, an irregular polygon generally oriented from northeast to southwest, is bordered by Easton to the northeast, Taunton to the southeast, Rehoboth to the south, Attleboro to the southwest, and Mansfield to the northwest.
The original boundaries of Taunton included the land now occupied by many surrounding towns, including Norton, Easton, Mansfield, Dighton, Raynham, Berkley, and Lakeville.

Easton, Massachusetts

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Parts of Norton were originally established as Easton on December 21, 1725, and as Mansfield on April 26, 1770. The town, an irregular polygon generally oriented from northeast to southwest, is bordered by Easton to the northeast, Taunton to the southeast, Rehoboth to the south, Attleboro to the southwest, and Mansfield to the northwest.
There was no legal parish in Easton until 1722, when the East Precinct of Norton was recognized.

Bristol County, Massachusetts

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Norton is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, and contains the village of Norton Center.

TPC Boston

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Home of Wheaton College, Norton hosts the Dell Technologies Championship, a tournament of the PGA Tour held annually on the Labor Day holiday weekend at the TPC Boston golf club.
TPC Boston is a private golf club in the northeastern United States, located in Norton, Massachusetts, approximately 25 mi south of Boston.

Wheaton College (Massachusetts)

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Home of Wheaton College, Norton hosts the Dell Technologies Championship, a tournament of the PGA Tour held annually on the Labor Day holiday weekend at the TPC Boston golf club.
Wheaton College is a private liberal arts college in Norton, Massachusetts.

King Phillip's Cave (Massachusetts)

King Phillip's Cave
According to one source, "Every Norton school child has been entertained with the legend of King Phillip's Cave."
King Phillip's Cave is a cave in Norton, Massachusetts near Lake Winnecunnett.

Mansfield, Massachusetts

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Parts of Norton were originally established as Easton on December 21, 1725, and as Mansfield on April 26, 1770. The town, an irregular polygon generally oriented from northeast to southwest, is bordered by Easton to the northeast, Taunton to the southeast, Rehoboth to the south, Attleboro to the southwest, and Mansfield to the northwest.
It is bordered by Foxborough and Sharon to the north, Easton to the east, Norton to the south, and North Attleborough and Attleboro to the west.

The Sun Chronicle

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The Sun Chronicle describes:
Most of its readers are in Attleboro and North Attleborough, Massachusetts, but it also covers nearby Foxborough, Mansfield, Norfolk, Norton, Plainville, Rehoboth, Seekonk, and Wrentham, Massachusetts.

Winnecunnet Pond

Lake Winnecunnett
The two largest bodies of water in town are the Norton Reservoir, north of the center of town, and Winnecunnet Pond on the east (on the north side of I-495), which is fed by the Canoe River and feeds into the Mill River.
Winnecunnet Pond or Winneconnet Pond or Winnecunnett Pond, very often called Lake Winnecunnet or Lake Winneconnet or Lake Winnecunnett although it is a pond rather than a lake, is a body of water in Norton, Massachusetts, United States.

Attleboro, Massachusetts

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The town, an irregular polygon generally oriented from northeast to southwest, is bordered by Easton to the northeast, Taunton to the southeast, Rehoboth to the south, Attleboro to the southwest, and Mansfield to the northwest.
It is bordered by North Attleborough to the north, Mansfield and Norton to the east, Rehoboth, Seekonk, and Pawtucket, Rhode Island, to the south, and Cumberland, Rhode Island, to the west, as well as sharing a short border with Central Falls, Rhode Island through the Blackstone River.

Massachusetts Route 123

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So it was in December 1997, when a traffic light was installed at the intersection of routes 123 and 140 in Norton. Norton is served by Interstate 495 and Massachusetts Routes 123 and 140, which meet at the center of town.
From Attleboro, the route heads eastward into Norton.

Massachusetts Route 140

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Norton is served by Interstate 495 and Massachusetts Routes 123 and 140, which meet at the center of town.
Route 140 brings its way through the northwest portion of Taunton, into Norton, past Wheaton College, and sharing a brief junction with MA-123.

Canoe River

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The waters of the area are fed by the Wading River and the Canoe River, both of which feed into the Taunton River downstream.
The Canoe River arises from headwaters near Lake Massapoag in Sharon, and meanders generally southwards through the towns of Sharon, Foxborough, Mansfield, and Easton to empty into Winnecunnet Pond in Norton.

Rehoboth, Massachusetts

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The town, an irregular polygon generally oriented from northeast to southwest, is bordered by Easton to the northeast, Taunton to the southeast, Rehoboth to the south, Attleboro to the southwest, and Mansfield to the northwest.
It is also bordered by Attleboro and Norton to the north, Taunton and Dighton to the east, and Swansea to the south and southeast.

Middleboro Subdivision

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The Middleboro Subdivision passes through the town, with 4.5 miles (7.35 km) of railroad track crossing the southern quarter of town, linking lines in Attleboro and Taunton.
From there, it runs east through Norton then southeast through downtown Taunton.

Bridgewater Triangle

The Bridgewater Triangle
Norton is also a location in the claimed paranormal Bridgewater Triangle.
Specific boundaries of the Bridgewater Triangle were first defined by cryptozoologist Loren Coleman (who coined the term) in the 1970s, and then in his book Mysterious America. He wrote that the Bridgewater Triangle encompasses the towns of Abington, Rehoboth and Freetown at the points of the triangle, and Brockton, Whitman, West Bridgewater, East Bridgewater, Bridgewater, Middleboro, Dighton, Berkley, Raynham, Norton, Easton, Lakeville, Seekonk, and Taunton inside the triangle.

Wading River (Massachusetts)

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The waters of the area are fed by the Wading River and the Canoe River, both of which feed into the Taunton River downstream.
It rises from Lake Miramichi in the town of Foxborough and flows southeast through Mansfield into the town of Norton, where it turns east, flows through Barrowsville Pond, and continues to its confluence with the Rumford River, forming the Three Mile River.

Interstate 495 (Massachusetts)

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Norton is served by Interstate 495 and Massachusetts Routes 123 and 140, which meet at the center of town.
The road continues northwest through Taunton and Norton before entering Mansfield, where there is a short collector-distributor road concurrency with Route 140.

Metacomet

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Metacomet, the Wampanoag Indian sachem also known as "King Phillip", is said to have hidden in a cave here near the end of King Philip's War before meeting his death in Hockomock Swamp.

Norton Reservoir

The two largest bodies of water in town are the Norton Reservoir, north of the center of town, and Winnecunnet Pond on the east (on the north side of I-495), which is fed by the Canoe River and feeds into the Mill River.
The Norton Reservoir is a lake/reservoir/pond within the towns of Norton and Mansfield, in southeastern Massachusetts.

Norton High School (Massachusetts)

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Norton High School (9–12) is located near the center of town, next to the H.A. Yelle School.
Norton High School is Norton, Massachusetts' only public high school.

Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority

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One route of the Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA) runs through town, linking the two cities on either side.
As of 2011, the member municipalities are Attleboro, Bellingham, Berkley, Carver, Dighton, Duxbury, Foxborough, Franklin, Kingston, Lakeville, Marshfield, Mansfield, Medway, Middleborough, Norfolk, North Attleborough, Norton, Pembroke, Plainville, Plymouth, Raynham, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Taunton, Wareham and Wrentham.