Brockton, Massachusetts

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Brockton, Massachusetts
City Hall
City Hall
Official seal of Brockton, Massachusetts
Seal
Nickname(s): 
The City of Champions
Motto(s): 
"Education, Industry, Progress"
Location in Plymouth County in Massachusetts
Location in Plymouth County in Massachusetts
Brockton is located in Massachusetts
Brockton
Brockton
Location within Massachusetts
Brockton is located in the United States
Brockton
Brockton
Location within the United States
Brockton is located in North America
Brockton
Brockton
Location within North America
Coordinates: 42°05′00″N 71°01′08″W / 42.08333°N 71.01889°W / 42.08333; -71.01889Coordinates: 42°05′00″N 71°01′08″W / 42.08333°N 71.01889°W / 42.08333; -71.01889
Country United States
State Massachusetts
CountyPlymouth
Settled1700
Incorporated1821
Government
 • TypeStrong mayor / Council
 • MayorRobert F. Sullivan
 • CouncilBrockton City Council
Area
 • Total21.52 sq mi (55.73 km2)
 • Land21.33 sq mi (55.25 km2)
 • Water0.18 sq mi (0.48 km2)
Elevation
112 ft (34 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total93,810
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
95,708
 • Density4,486.38/sq mi (1,732.23/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
02301
02302
02303
02304
02305
Area code(s)508/774
FIPS code25-09000
GNIS feature ID0617571
Websitewww.brockton.ma.us

Brockton is a town in Plymouth County in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. It and the town of Plymouth are the county seats of Plymouth County.

Brockton is also called the city of champions because world boxing champs Rocky Marciano and Marvin Hagler came from there.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.