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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Happy Holidays

TOWN OFFICE HOLIDAY HOURS »

The Town Office Building will be closed on the following dates due to Christmas and New Years Holidays...

National Grid Customer Savings Events »

Life can be hard, but finding assistance shouldn’t be....

SRPEDD Transportation Plan Survey »

The Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District (SRPEDD) is updating its regional long range...

Fall Leaf Education from MS4 »

Leaves and grass clippings that are dumped or stored near waterways or paved areas add to water pollution and...