A Good Place

We have six unique areas of the city that comprise 14 National Register Historic Districts. Several historic tree-lined neighborhoods close to the downtown provide a wide variety of well-preserved homes dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

6th largest city in Massachusetts

20 Square Miles With 3 Miles of Coastline

Approximately 45 minutes to Boston,
30 minutes to Providence

Founded in 1787 as a thriving whaling village

The City has 6 major neighborhoods within 14 National Register Historic Districts, including the Far North End, Near North End, Historic Downtown, South End, and West End

75% of residents have a commute less than 30 minutes

More than 500,000 residents live within a 30-minute drive of New Bedford; a population of 2.5 million lives within a 60-minute drive

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