Welcome to the Town of Foxborough
Foxborough is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States, approximately 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Boston and 18 miles (29 km) northeast of Providence, Rhode Island. The population was 16,865 at the 2010 census. The town is best known as the site of Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots of the National Football League and the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer.
The Town of Foxborough, located at the intersections of Interstates 95 and 495, is known by its residents as “the Gem of Norfolk County”. Open Town Meeting is the form of government managed by a five member Board of Selectmen and a Town Manager. We depend on individuals to run for public office as well as willing volunteers to fill appointed positions. A call to Town Hall can provide you with information and support with most situations you need to resolve. Voter registration takes place here during office hours, Monday through Friday. Town Hall Hours are 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., except Fridays when it closes at 12:30 p.m. (Open Tuesday evenings from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
The most frequently asked question…Is it Foxboro or Foxborough?
The new town was incorporated June 10, 1778 and it would be called Foxborough. The ‘borough’ signifies a free-standing entity with its own government. But almost immediately, the name of our town became “Foxboro” in common usage.
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