Welcome to Somerset
Welcome to the Town of Somerset’s website. Somerset is a full service suburban community in Bristol County situated in Southeastern Massachusetts. It is 20 miles southeast of Providence, Rhode Island and 44 miles south of Boston. The town is located on the western shore of the Taunton River and Mount Hope Bay. Incorporated in 1790, the town has a rich and colorful heritage dating back to colonial days. Today, the town is governed by a three member Board of Selectmen, Town Administrator and traditional New England Open Town Meeting.