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Information about New Bedford

The city of New Bedford is located in the state of Massachusetts. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the New Bedford City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.
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Municipality reviews4.8 / 5 for New Bedford by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

New Bedford’s Administration

Address of New Bedford mayorNew BedfordCity hall New Bedford
133 Williams St. Rm. 118

NEW BEDFORD MA 02740
United States

http://www.ci.new-bedford.ma.us
city hall phone number+1 508-979-1420
city hall fax number+1 508-979-1422
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New Bedford MA official websitewww.ci.new-bedford.ma.us
New Bedford town mayorJon Mitchell

New Bedford town demography

Name of New Bedford town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants95 072 population6 / 306
New Bedford town population density3 951,1 pop/sq mi (1 525,5 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in New Bedford, MA

How to get a passport in New Bedford MA ? There are 2 passport offices in New Bedford, try one of these
Name Street Phone
CITY OF NEW BEDFORD TREASURERS OFFICE133 WILLIAM STREET ROOM 1035089791430
NEW BEDFORD - USPS GEORGE LEIGHTON FACILITY695 PLEASANT STREET5089797420

Schools in New Bedford MA

Elementary schools in New Bedford

Abraham Lincoln

District of New Bedford
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 783

Alfred J Gomes

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 548

Alma del Mar Charter School

District of Alma Del Mar Charter School (District)
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 324

Betsey B Winslow

District of New Bedford
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 297

Carlos Pacheco

District of New Bedford
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 381

Casimir Pulaski

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 721

Charles S Ashley

District of New Bedford
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 331

Elizabeth Carter Brooks

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 289

Ellen R Hathaway

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 288

Elwyn G Campbell

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 275

Hayden/McFadden

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 622

Irwin M. Jacobs Elementary School

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 373

James B Congdon

District of New Bedford
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 364

Jireh Swift

District of New Bedford
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 233

John Avery Parker

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 297

John B Devalles

District of New Bedford
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 338

Renaissance Community School for the Arts

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 247

Sgt Wm H Carney Academy

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 816

Thomas R Rodman

District of New Bedford
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 217

William H Taylor

District of New Bedford
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 231

Middle schools in New Bedford

Keith Middle School

District of New Bedford
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 885

Normandin Middle School

District of New Bedford
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 1125

Roosevelt Middle School

District of New Bedford
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 792

High schools in New Bedford

Gr New Bedford Vocational Technical

District of Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 2154

New Bedford High

District of New Bedford
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 2014

Alternative schools in New Bedford

Global Learning Charter Public School

District of Global Learning Charter Public (District)
Low grade : 5, High grade : 12
Students : 507

Trinity Day Academy

District of New Bedford
Low grade : 6, High grade : 12
Students : 63

Whaling City Junior/Senior High School

District of New Bedford
Low grade : 6, High grade : 12
Students : 110

Private schools in New Bedford

All Saints Catholic School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 223

Holy Family Holy Name School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 288

Kennedy-Donovan Center School

Low grade : 5, High grade : 12
Students : 14

Nativity Preparatory School Of New Bedford

Low grade : 5, High grade : 8
Students : 53

Our Sisters' School

Low grade : 5, High grade : 8
Students : 67

St James & St John School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 201

Schools near New Bedford

The top 3 most popular banks in New Bedford

There are 24 bank branches in New Bedford.
Santander Bank, N.A. is the most popular bank in town with 8, followed by Bank of America, National Association with 3 and then Bristol County Savings Bank with 3.

Find below all banks in New Bedford :

Bank's name Number of banks Service Type
Santander Bank, N.A.8Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of America, National Association3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bristol County Savings Bank3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Citizens Bank, National Association3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
BayCoast Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Webster Bank, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Fall River Five Cents Savings Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Rockland Trust Company1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in New Bedford

New Bedford town administrative number

New Bedford town code2545000
New Bedford town postcode02740

Information about New Bedford

Cities twinned with New BedfordCurrently, the town New Bedford isn’t twinned
Town’s namesake
Natural parkNew Bedford isn't a part of any natural park

Toponymy and translation of New Bedford town

Arabic: نيو بدفوردPersian: بدفورد جدیدJapanese: ニューベドフォード
Kazakh: Нью БэдфордKorean: 뉴 베드포드Russian: Нью-Бедфорд
Serbian: Њу БедфордChinese: 新贝德福德 

New Bedford town territory

New Bedford town area24,06 sq mi (62,32 km²)
New Bedford town altitude75 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 41.6613
Longitude: -70.9379
Latitude: 41° 39' 41'' North
Longitude: 70° 56' 16'' West
Time zone
UTC -5:00 (America/New_York)
Summer time : UTC -4:00
Winter time : UTC -5:00
Local time

New Bedford town demography

Name of New Bedford town’s inhabitants (demonym)
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants95 072 population6 / 306
New Bedford town population density3 951,1 pop/sq mi (1 525,5 pop/km²)

New Bedford town’s neighbouring towns

New Bedford neighbouring towns
FreetownAcushnetAcushnet
DartmouthNeighbouring townsFairhaven
DartmouthFairhavenFairhaven
New Bedford neighbouring towns
Fairhaven 5.9 kmAcushnet 7 kmMattapoisett 10.5 km
Dartmouth 10.7 kmRochester 13.7 kmFreetown 14.2 km
Fall River 14.8 kmWestport 15 kmMarion 16.4 km
Lakeville 19.3 kmSomerset 20.7 kmWareham 22.6 km
Berkley 22.8 kmTiverton 23.4 kmGosnold 23.4 km
Middleborough 24.8 kmSwansea 25.4 kmLittle Compton 26.2 km
Dighton 26.2 kmPortsmouth 26.8 kmBristol 27.6 km

Distance between New Bedford and country’s main cities

New York City : 275 km closestLos Angeles : 4205 kmChicago : 1389 km
Houston : 2561 kmPhiladelphia : 398 kmPhoenix : 3701 km
San Antonio : 2826 kmSan Diego : 4159 kmDallas : 2481 km
San Jose : 4335 kmJacksonville : 1585 kmIndianapolis : 1298 km
San Francisco : 4416 kmAustin : 2710 kmColumbus : 1031 km

Hotel offers in New Bedford

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Departure date
Nearby hotel : Regency Inn & Suites
Regency Inn & Suites
Address : 171 Faunce Corner Road : 70 $US / 76 $US - 15
Located in North Dartmouth, this motel features free Wi-Fi access in every room and coffee is provided in the room. The University of Massachusetts –Dartmouth is 2 miles away. A continental breakfast is served each morning.
Nearby hotel : New Bedford Inn and Suites
New Bedford Inn and Suites
Address : 500 Hathaway Road : 71 $US / 75 $US - 113
This New Bedford hotel is just off I-95 and 4.2 miles from Martha’s Vineyard Fast Ferries. Free Wi-Fi access, in-room safes, and cable TV are available in all rooms at the New Bedford Inn and Suites.
Nearby hotel : Residence Inn New Bedford Dartmouth
Residence Inn New Bedford Dartmouth
Address : 181 Faunce Corner Road : 109 $US / 229 $US - 96
Just off Interstate 195 and 0.7 miles from Dartmouth Mall, Residence Inn Dartmouth offers large, self catering suites and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Facilities include indoor pool and fitness centre.
Nearby hotel : Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott New Bedford
Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott New Bedford
Address : 185 MacArthur Drive : 109 $US / 219 $US - 106
This hotel is within a 5-minute walk of the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park. The hotel offers a daily hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi and an indoor pool with jacuzzi.
Nearby hotel : Seaport Inn and Marina
Seaport Inn and Marina
Address : 110 Middle Street, Fairhaven Distance : 3.4 km : 89 $US / 159 $US - 82
Located on the Fairhaven waterfront, this hotel offers free Wi-Fi and rooms equipped with a flat-screen TV and a work desk. Fort Phoenix State Reservation is 2 miles away. Rooms feature plush bedding along with a seating area and a work desk.

Leisure and activities in the New Bedford town’s surrounding area

Zoo
Buttonwood Park Zoo
Golf course
Whaling City Golf Course At New BedfordAcushnet River Valley Golf Course
to Acushnet 7.1 km
Reservation Golf Club
to Mattapoisett 9.1 km
The Bay Club At Mattapoisett
to Mattapoisett 10.6 km
Rochester Golf Club
to Rochester 13.6 km
Marion Golf Club
to Marion 16.9 km
Fall River Country Club
to Fall River 18.3 km
The Kittansett Club
to Marion 18.5 km
The Back Nine Club
to Lakeville 19.8 km
Acoaxet Club
to Westport 22.1 km