County Of Bristol | Founded in 1685

Bristol County is located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The County Seat is Taunton Massachusetts, where the County Commissioners’ hold their meetings. The County consists of four cities and sixteen towns within a 553 square mile radius. The County currently owns the Taunton Superior and New Bedford Superior Courthouse, along with the Third District Courthouse in New Bedford, the Fourth District Courthouse in Attleboro, and the Registry of Deeds buildings in Taunton, New Bedford and Fall River. For the convenience of the constituents in the Attleboro area, there is satellite Registry in downtown Attleboro.

The Official Website of Barnstable County, Massachusetts

Barnstable County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. At the 2020 census, the population was 228,996.[1] Its shire town is Barnstable.[2] The county consists of Cape Cod and associated islands (some adjacent islands are in Dukes County and Nantucket County).

Barnstable County was formed as part of the Plymouth Colony on 2 June 1685, including the towns of Falmouth, Sandwich and others lying to the east and north on Cape Cod. Plymouth Colony was merged into the Province of Massachusetts Bay in 1691. – Wikipedia