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.

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News & Announcements

Coat and Shoe Drive for Migrants at the Orbitz Inn »

If interested in donating winter coats and shoes/boots please contact Mr.

Transfer Station postponed due to Hurricane Lee »

The Transfer Station will be closed on September 16, 2023 due to the impending Hurricane.  It will be open on Saturday...

Fiscal Year 2024 Assessed Values Public Notice »


Special Town Meeting 11/6/2023 Deadlines Announced »

A Special Town Meeting will be held on Monday, November 6, 2023, at the Somerset Berkley Regional High...