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Bristol is a town in Bristol County, in the Providence-New Bedford metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after a city in England.
The latitude of Bristol is 41.676N. The longitude is -71.266W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 131 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 22,469.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bristol demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bristol County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Providence area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 02809 ZIP code.
4% of Bristol residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bristol ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bristol was $21,532, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Bristol residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Bristol, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $490. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,349.
Libraries in Bristol include Rogers Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bristol include Bristol Phoenix
The average commute time for Bristol workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bristol between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Bristol include Bristol Harbor Inn.
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