Foxborough, Mass.

The area now known as Foxborough was inhabited by native americans before the colonists arrived as early as 1704. In 1778, the town was incorporated and named for the Honorable Charles James Fox.

Often refered to as "The Gem Of Norfolk County", Foxborough is located equidistant from Boston, MA, and Providence, RI.

Residential / Housing

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Population*

  • 1790 = 654
  • 1800 = 779
  • 1810 = 870
  • 1820 = 1,004
  • 1830 = 1,165
  • 1840 = 1,298
  • 1850 = 1,880
  • 1860 = 2,879
  • 1870 = 3,057
  • 1880 = 2,950
  • 1888 = 2,814 | 703 being voters; and the dwelling-houses numbered 593
  • 1890 = 2,933
  • 1900 = 3,266
  • 1910 = 3,863
  • 1920 = 4,136
  • 1930 = 5,347
  • 1940 = 6,303
  • 1950 = 7,030
  • 1960 = 10,136
  • 1970 = 14,218
  • 1980 = 14,148
  • 1990 = 14,637
  • 2000 = 16,246
  • 2010 = 16,865

Some Apartment Complexes & Subdivisions/Developments

What Is The Stretch Energy Code?

The Stretch Energy Code was added to the building code on July 24, 2009 and is located in the code as Appendix 115 AA. It provides a more energy efficient alternative to the standard energy provisions of the code that a municipality may choose to adopt.

Neighborhoods In Foxborough

Lakeview, Donkeyville, Paineburg, Quaker Hill, Morseville, Foxvale, and Powderhouse are some of the older neighborhoods in town.

Cannon Forge, Witch Pond, Governor's Meadow, and Chestnut Green are a few of the newer developments.