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42 Apartments for rent in Taunton, MA

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Check out 42 verified apartments for rent in Taunton, MA with rents starting as low as $1300. Some apartments for rent in Taunton might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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46 Park Street Floor 2
46 Park Street
Taunton, MA
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
725 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 09:01 PM
Spacious, sunny, beautiful all-new 2 bed/1 bath, second floor. $1,300/month, no utilities included. Gas heat and hot water, electric stove. Small pets under 20 pounds allowed. Off-street parking, huge backyard.
1 Unit Available
9 Creedway - 1L
9 Creedway
Taunton, MA | City Center
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
940 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 08:04 PM
All utilities included! (Heat, electric, water, and sewer) This premium 1st floor 2 bedroom 1 bathroom unit is available to move in by August 21st.
1 Unit Available
Dean Estates
120 Dean Street
Taunton, MA | City Center
2 Bedrooms
$1,475
1000 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 08:04 PM
2-bedroom units available. Dean Estates is a boutique, 58-unit non-smoking apartment community in Taunton, MA.
Results within 5 miles of Taunton
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12 Units Available
East Main Apartments
274 E Main St
Norton Center, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,119
984 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,404
1277 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 06:48 PM
Townhome apartments with direct entries and porches. Interior features include high ceilings, tile backsplashes, USB outlets and large walk-in closets. At the intersection of I-495 and I-95.
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12 Units Available
Waterford Village Apartments
51 Meadow Ln
Bridgewater, MA
Studio
$1,327
450 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,489
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,701
900 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 01:51 PM
Spacious apartments located on 100 acres of land. Tenants have access to a community garden, basketball court, golf range and billiards room. Easy access to I-495.
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8 Units Available
Avalon Easton
60 Robert Dr
Brockton, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,915
828 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,780
1334 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,535
1541 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 12:10 PM
Furnished units with spacious walk-in closets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. Pet-friendly community with swimming pool, clubhouse and 24-hour fitness center. Close to Route 123.
1 Unit Available
76 Maple St
76 Maple Street
Bristol County, MA
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
900 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 09:01 PM
Well taken care of 2BR, 1BA apartment in Norton with large shared back yard. Parking. Professionally managed. Nearby schools include J.C. Solmonese Elementary School, Norton Middle School and Norton High School.
1 Unit Available
197 S Worcester Street
197 South Worcester Street
Bristol County, MA
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
1000 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 07:52 PM
Beautiful brand new two bedroom 2nd floor apartment.
1 Unit Available
26 Reynolds
26 Reynolds Street
Bristol County, MA
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
950 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 07:52 PM
Location, Location, Location! Desirable 2 bedroom apartment in historic downtown North Easton.
1 Unit Available
79 North St
79 North Street
Bristol County, MA
3 Bedrooms
$2,675
1850 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 09:50 AM
Available 11/01/20 Available Now 3 BEDROOM 1.5 BATH TOWNHOUSE - Property Id: 83927 Fantastic location! Large town house 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, kitchen, and bath are all updated. Stainless steel appliances with granite counter-top.
1 Unit Available
46 Wilbur St
46 Wilbur Street
Bristol County, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,500
700 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 09:49 AM
Unique opportunity for a wonderful RENT TO OWN home! This 1BR/1BA, 1 car garage, home is current being completely renovated. New flooring, new Paint, new stainless steel appliances and an upgraded bathroom.
1 Unit Available
79 Lakeside. Ave 1
79 Lakeside Ave
Plymouth County, MA
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
1400 sqft
Last updated April 9 at 11:24 AM
Serenity, roomy, country living - Property Id: 82544 2 bedroom I bath Large rooms. Large kitchen w pantry and lots of cabinets. Laundry room with washer dryer hook-ups, large bedrooms, mostly wood floors. Closet space and a small room for office .
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Hamilton Oaks I
30 Oak Street Ext
Brockton, MA | Brockton Heights
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,775
1013 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 06:48 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Hamilton Oaks I in Brockton. View photos, descriptions and more!
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Station Square
300 North Main Street
Mansfield Center, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,695
723 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,095
918 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 06:48 PM
Conveniently located 3 stops away from South Station, Station Square is a collection of 100 new luxury apartments.
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2 Units Available
Station Pointe Apartments
9 Francis Ave
Mansfield Center, MA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,710
809 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,385
1160 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 06:47 PM
Luxury community includes two swimming pools, laundry suites and 24-hour maintenance. Units feature dishwasher, air conditioning, and walk-in closets. Close to Maple Park Conservation Area.
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4 Units Available
Mansfield Meadows
9 Bonney Ln
Mansfield Center, MA
1 Bedroom
$1,655
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
750 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 06:47 PM
This pet-friendly community has a clubhouse, gym and pool on site. Units have stainless steel appliances and have been recently renovated. The shopping and dining along Route 106 are just seconds away.
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1 Unit Available
Ames Shovel Works Apartments
50 Main St
Brockton, MA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,230
663 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 06:47 PM
Landscaped apartment community situated on a former industrial complex near Picker Field. Apartments feature high ceilings, modern kitchens and hardwood floors. Residents enjoy access to a lounge, courtyard and picnic area. Covered car parking available.
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4 Units Available
Royal Crest Estates
37 Courtney St
Fall River, MA | Highlands
Studio
$1,230
350 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,380
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 26 at 06:47 PM
Apartment community located close to Route 24, the Fall River Expressway and I-195. Units feature a variety of floor plans, A/C, hardwood floors and large walk-in closets. Pool, tennis court and gym.
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2 Units Available
Ships Watch Apartments
4001 N Main St
Fall River, MA | Steep Brook
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,655
998 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 06:47 PM
Convenient location on Main Street, just minutes from Highway 79. Units offer dishwasher, walk-in closets and extra storage. Community includes 24-hour maintenance, pool, elevator and parking.
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12 Units Available
West Village
792 West St
Mansfield Center, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,041
921 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,453
1160 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,876
1340 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 06:02 PM
Residents can get out and enjoy cabanas, an athletic center and even charge their electric vehicle at this community. Inside features include custom cabinetry, designer appliances and walk-in closets. Mansfield Crossing shopping center is nearby.
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14 Units Available
The Sylvan Foxborough
10 Fisher St
Foxborough, MA
1 Bedroom
$2,025
736 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,570
1168 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,077
1446 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 05:41 PM
One-, two- and three-bedroom apartments with open-concept gourmet kitchens, granite/quartz counters, large islands, custom cabinetry, high ceilings, walk-in closets, in-unit laundry. Enjoy pool, playground, fitness club, catering kitchen. Easy access to I-95 and I-495.
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2 Units Available
Elm Ledge
21-37 Elm Street
Foxborough, MA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,339
650 sqft
Last updated August 20 at 02:48 PM
Elm Ledge is conveniently located near major highways and corporate offices south of Boston. Buildings have four- or eight-apartments each for a friendly neighborhood atmosphere. School buses stop at the end of our driveway.
1 Unit Available
49 Sumner Street
49 Sumner Street
Stoughton, MA
Studio
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2 Bedrooms
$1,900
750 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 07:53 PM
Nice 2 bedroom apartment in quiet neighborhood, close to Stoughton Center. THIS UNITS WILL GO QUICK.. De-leaded, Includes heat, hot water, and gas for cooking (you control your heat). Living room/Dining room combination.
1 Unit Available
17 Pratt Street
17 Pratt Street
Mansfield Center, MA
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
1440 sqft
Last updated September 26 at 07:52 PM
MANSFIELD TOWNHOUSE - Quality construction for this two bedroom, two full bath townhouse in Downtown Mansfield. Large bedrooms, open floor plan, fully applianced kitchen w/maple cabinets and dining area.
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How much is rent in Taunton?
In Taunton, the median rent is $819 for a studio, $918 for a 1-bedroom, $1,115 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,416 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Taunton, check out our monthly Taunton Rent Report.
How much is rent in Taunton?
In Taunton, the median rent is $819 for a studio, $918 for a 1-bedroom, $1,115 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,416 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Taunton, check out our monthly Taunton Rent Report.
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Median Rent in Taunton

Last updated Sep. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Taunton is $918, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,115.
Studio
$819
1 Bed
$918
2 Beds
$1,115
3+ Beds
$1,416

City Guide

Taunton
"Here rest the remains of Elizabeth Poole, a native of Old England, of good family, friends, and prospects, all which she left in the prime of her life, to enjoy the religion of her conscience, in this distant wilderness; a great proprietor of the township of Taunton..." - (Headstone of Elizabeth Poole)
"Here rest the remains of Elizabeth Poole, a native of Old England, of good family, friends, and prospects, all which she left in the prime of her life, to enjoy the religion of her conscience, in this distant wilderness; a great proprietor of the township of Taunton..." - (Headstone of Elizabeth Poole)

When Elizabeth Poole left England in the early 1600s, she must have known she was a pioneer. However, she might not have known she would go down in history as the first woman to settle a town in the New World, making a name for women before feminism! Maybe she would have been a little less eager if she had known that mobster and career criminal Gordon OBrien would hail from Taunton as his hometown, and she might not have approved of the city providing the setting for the film Shutter Island, but certainly she would have been pleased by Tauntons more reputable characters poet Laureate Joseph Gouveia, Stephanie Cutter, Deputy Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, and American Idol contestant Nicholas Pedro.

Moving to Taunton

There are nearly 56,000 people tucked into Tauntons 47-ish square miles of land, and there are almost 2 square miles of water for boating and other aquatic activities. With its close proximity to the major cities of Boston, Providence, Fall River, and New Bedford, many Taunton residents choose this location for an easy commute without the high cost of living found in the suburbs. However, you dont have to leave town to get work if you live in Taunton--a dream come true for many to avoid commuting. The city has a rich history as a major industrial hub, home of the first iron production facility that actually succeeded in Colonial times, then the hottest location for silver, textiles, and transportation in later years.

But will you be underwater?

Are you thinking that the name Taunton rings a bell and not in a good way? You might remember the high drama of October 2005, when more than 2,000 Taunton residents were evacuated from their homes. After significant rainfall, the Whittenton Pond Dam was in danger of failing, and folks were afraid of another major flood like the one that occurred in the 1960s the last time the dam broke down. Fortunately, quick thinking saved the day, and no flood occurred in 2005. After that, the dam was completely replaced, so you can move to Taunton without fear the new dam is sure to be safe for many years to come.

Moving to Taunton
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There are nearly 56,000 people tucked into Tauntons 47-ish square miles of land, and there are almost 2 square miles of water for boating and other aquatic activities. With its close proximity to the major cities of Boston, Providence, Fall River, and New Bedford, many Taunton residents choose this location for an easy commute without the high cost of living found in the suburbs. However, you dont have to leave town to get work if you live in Taunton--a dream come true for many to avoid commuting. The city has a rich history as a major industrial hub, home of the first iron production facility that actually succeeded in Colonial times, then the hottest location for silver, textiles, and transportation in later years.

But will you be underwater?

Are you thinking that the name Taunton rings a bell and not in a good way? You might remember the high drama of October 2005, when more than 2,000 Taunton residents were evacuated from their homes. After significant rainfall, the Whittenton Pond Dam was in danger of failing, and folks were afraid of another major flood like the one that occurred in the 1960s the last time the dam broke down. Fortunately, quick thinking saved the day, and no flood occurred in 2005. After that, the dam was completely replaced, so you can move to Taunton without fear the new dam is sure to be safe for many years to come.

Taunton Neighborhoods

City Center: Rental properties in downtown Taunton are easy to find, which is fantastic because the price is right and nearly everything you need is within walking distance of your front door. You can choose from a wide range anything from studio apartments to three bedroom apartments in complexes and small apartment buildings. The best part about Tauntons City Center is that the architecture is really interesting. Much of it was built in the early 20thcentury. $$$$

East Taunton: The neighborhood known as East Taunton has a very tight vacancy rate, which is primarily because once people move in, they dont leave. Fortunately, apartments run the gamut from studio to three bedrooms or more, so if you arent picky, you will have a better chance of finding something. $$$$$

Longmeadow Road/Dean Street:Diversity characterizes the Longmeadow/Dean Street neighborhood. There are apartments and single-family homes, homeowners and renters, historic buildings and newer construction. The price you will pay for your home wont leave you broke, and if you are like most of your neighbors, you will have an easy commute to work. Really, it is the best of all possible worlds. $

Oak Avenue/Kilmer Avenue: The East Coast is notoriously expensive when it comes to cost of living, but there are still a few areas where you can find budget-friendly prices with the convenience of easy access to the schools and jobs that New England is known for. The neighborhood around Oak Avenue and Kilmer Avenue is one of those spots - you can enjoy an urban lifestyle without paying East Coast prices, and there are plenty of apartments from which to choose. $

Oakland:The Taunton neighborhood of Oakland is an interesting mix. Though it is primarily made up of large single-family homes, there are quite a few mobile homes as well. That means that while it can be tough to find small rental properties other than trailers, large rental homes are occasionally available. Folks in Oakland are predominately a sophisticated bunch, so if you like theater, fine arts, and superior cuisine, you are sure to find lots of company if you choose Oakland. $$$$

Somerset Avenue/Briggs Street: The nice thing about the neighborhood around Somerset Avenue and Briggs Street is that prices are reasonable for a suburban area. Many of the homes are owner-occupied, so there is a sense of community, and residents often carpool to get to work. There are plenty of choices when it comes to rental properties, from studio apartments to two or three bedrooms, depending on what you need. $$

Somerset Avenue/Weir Street:The neighborhood around Somerset Avenue and Weir Street is pleasant for its combination of apartments and single-family homes. While it is an urban area, it doesnt feel as city-like as some other parts of Taunton. You get the best of both worlds convenient access to city amenities, but also a sense of community. $$$

Weir Village: Newer homes characterize the neighborhood of Weir Village, where rents are reasonable and there are plenty of apartments and single-family homes available. Folks in this area often work in the neighborhood, and there is public transportation conveniently located to get them where they are going without paying sky-high gas prices. $$$

Westville: Despite being somewhat pricier than other areas of Taunton, the Westville neighborhood is tough to get into. It is mostly owner-occupied, and very few of the single-family homes are rental properties. There are several apartment complexes that offer a variety of sizes, and they are the best place to start your apartment search if you want to be in Westville. $$$$$

Whittenton: For working in Boston without paying Boston housing prices, nothing beats Whittenton. Here, you get a suburban lifestyle, friendly neighbors, and lovely homes, all the while staying within your budget. The downside is that Whittenton is not a well-kept secret. Lots of people got there before you and they arent planning to go anywhere - so if you want to find a home in this neighborhood, you will have to start your apartment search early and have a lot of patience. $$

Taunton Neighborhoods
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City Center: Rental properties in downtown Taunton are easy to find, which is fantastic because the price is right and nearly everything you need is within walking distance of your front door. You can choose from a wide range anything from studio apartments to three bedroom apartments in complexes and small apartment buildings. The best part about Tauntons City Center is that the architecture is really interesting. Much of it was built in the early 20thcentury. $$$$

East Taunton: The neighborhood known as East Taunton has a very tight vacancy rate, which is primarily because once people move in, they dont leave. Fortunately, apartments run the gamut from studio to three bedrooms or more, so if you arent picky, you will have a better chance of finding something. $$$$$

Longmeadow Road/Dean Street:Diversity characterizes the Longmeadow/Dean Street neighborhood. There are apartments and single-family homes, homeowners and renters, historic buildings and newer construction. The price you will pay for your home wont leave you broke, and if you are like most of your neighbors, you will have an easy commute to work. Really, it is the best of all possible worlds. $

Oak Avenue/Kilmer Avenue: The East Coast is notoriously expensive when it comes to cost of living, but there are still a few areas where you can find budget-friendly prices with the convenience of easy access to the schools and jobs that New England is known for. The neighborhood around Oak Avenue and Kilmer Avenue is one of those spots - you can enjoy an urban lifestyle without paying East Coast prices, and there are plenty of apartments from which to choose. $

Oakland:The Taunton neighborhood of Oakland is an interesting mix. Though it is primarily made up of large single-family homes, there are quite a few mobile homes as well. That means that while it can be tough to find small rental properties other than trailers, large rental homes are occasionally available. Folks in Oakland are predominately a sophisticated bunch, so if you like theater, fine arts, and superior cuisine, you are sure to find lots of company if you choose Oakland. $$$$

Somerset Avenue/Briggs Street: The nice thing about the neighborhood around Somerset Avenue and Briggs Street is that prices are reasonable for a suburban area. Many of the homes are owner-occupied, so there is a sense of community, and residents often carpool to get to work. There are plenty of choices when it comes to rental properties, from studio apartments to two or three bedrooms, depending on what you need. $$

Somerset Avenue/Weir Street:The neighborhood around Somerset Avenue and Weir Street is pleasant for its combination of apartments and single-family homes. While it is an urban area, it doesnt feel as city-like as some other parts of Taunton. You get the best of both worlds convenient access to city amenities, but also a sense of community. $$$

Weir Village: Newer homes characterize the neighborhood of Weir Village, where rents are reasonable and there are plenty of apartments and single-family homes available. Folks in this area often work in the neighborhood, and there is public transportation conveniently located to get them where they are going without paying sky-high gas prices. $$$

Westville: Despite being somewhat pricier than other areas of Taunton, the Westville neighborhood is tough to get into. It is mostly owner-occupied, and very few of the single-family homes are rental properties. There are several apartment complexes that offer a variety of sizes, and they are the best place to start your apartment search if you want to be in Westville. $$$$$

Whittenton: For working in Boston without paying Boston housing prices, nothing beats Whittenton. Here, you get a suburban lifestyle, friendly neighbors, and lovely homes, all the while staying within your budget. The downside is that Whittenton is not a well-kept secret. Lots of people got there before you and they arent planning to go anywhere - so if you want to find a home in this neighborhood, you will have to start your apartment search early and have a lot of patience. $$

Living the Good Life in Taunton

How do Taunton residents spend their down time? Some enjoy the activities on the Taunton Green, which once served as a location for Revolutionary soldiers to train. Others prefer to study the extensive collection at the only Beer Can Museum in the country. Several gorgeous state parks offer all kinds of outdoor recreation opportunities, including boating, swimming, hiking, camping, fishing, and hunting. There are a variety of galleries for the artistically inclined, and fans of historical places have plenty of options, including the United States oldest working fire station. All in all, Taunton has something for you!

Living the Good Life in Taunton
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How do Taunton residents spend their down time? Some enjoy the activities on the Taunton Green, which once served as a location for Revolutionary soldiers to train. Others prefer to study the extensive collection at the only Beer Can Museum in the country. Several gorgeous state parks offer all kinds of outdoor recreation opportunities, including boating, swimming, hiking, camping, fishing, and hunting. There are a variety of galleries for the artistically inclined, and fans of historical places have plenty of options, including the United States oldest working fire station. All in all, Taunton has something for you!

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City Guide

Taunton
"Here rest the remains of Elizabeth Poole, a native of Old England, of good family, friends, and prospects, all which she left in the prime of her life, to enjoy the religion of her conscience, in this distant wilderness; a great proprietor of the township of Taunton..." - (Headstone of Elizabeth Poole)
"Here rest the remains of Elizabeth Poole, a native of Old England, of good family, friends, and prospects, all which she left in the prime of her life, to enjoy the religion of her conscience, in this distant wilderness; a great proprietor of the township of Taunton..." - (Headstone of Elizabeth Poole)

When Elizabeth Poole left England in the early 1600s, she must have known she was a pioneer. However, she might not have known she would go down in history as the first woman to settle a town in the New World, making a name for women before feminism! Maybe she would have been a little less eager if she had known that mobster and career criminal Gordon OBrien would hail from Taunton as his hometown, and she might not have approved of the city providing the setting for the film Shutter Island, but certainly she would have been pleased by Tauntons more reputable characters poet Laureate Joseph Gouveia, Stephanie Cutter, Deputy Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, and American Idol contestant Nicholas Pedro.

Moving to Taunton

There are nearly 56,000 people tucked into Tauntons 47-ish square miles of land, and there are almost 2 square miles of water for boating and other aquatic activities. With its close proximity to the major cities of Boston, Providence, Fall River, and New Bedford, many Taunton residents choose this location for an easy commute without the high cost of living found in the suburbs. However, you dont have to leave town to get work if you live in Taunton--a dream come true for many to avoid commuting. The city has a rich history as a major industrial hub, home of the first iron production facility that actually succeeded in Colonial times, then the hottest location for silver, textiles, and transportation in later years.

But will you be underwater?

Are you thinking that the name Taunton rings a bell and not in a good way? You might remember the high drama of October 2005, when more than 2,000 Taunton residents were evacuated from their homes. After significant rainfall, the Whittenton Pond Dam was in danger of failing, and folks were afraid of another major flood like the one that occurred in the 1960s the last time the dam broke down. Fortunately, quick thinking saved the day, and no flood occurred in 2005. After that, the dam was completely replaced, so you can move to Taunton without fear the new dam is sure to be safe for many years to come.

Moving to Taunton
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There are nearly 56,000 people tucked into Tauntons 47-ish square miles of land, and there are almost 2 square miles of water for boating and other aquatic activities. With its close proximity to the major cities of Boston, Providence, Fall River, and New Bedford, many Taunton residents choose this location for an easy commute without the high cost of living found in the suburbs. However, you dont have to leave town to get work if you live in Taunton--a dream come true for many to avoid commuting. The city has a rich history as a major industrial hub, home of the first iron production facility that actually succeeded in Colonial times, then the hottest location for silver, textiles, and transportation in later years.

But will you be underwater?

Are you thinking that the name Taunton rings a bell and not in a good way? You might remember the high drama of October 2005, when more than 2,000 Taunton residents were evacuated from their homes. After significant rainfall, the Whittenton Pond Dam was in danger of failing, and folks were afraid of another major flood like the one that occurred in the 1960s the last time the dam broke down. Fortunately, quick thinking saved the day, and no flood occurred in 2005. After that, the dam was completely replaced, so you can move to Taunton without fear the new dam is sure to be safe for many years to come.

Taunton Neighborhoods

City Center: Rental properties in downtown Taunton are easy to find, which is fantastic because the price is right and nearly everything you need is within walking distance of your front door. You can choose from a wide range anything from studio apartments to three bedroom apartments in complexes and small apartment buildings. The best part about Tauntons City Center is that the architecture is really interesting. Much of it was built in the early 20thcentury. $$$$

East Taunton: The neighborhood known as East Taunton has a very tight vacancy rate, which is primarily because once people move in, they dont leave. Fortunately, apartments run the gamut from studio to three bedrooms or more, so if you arent picky, you will have a better chance of finding something. $$$$$

Longmeadow Road/Dean Street:Diversity characterizes the Longmeadow/Dean Street neighborhood. There are apartments and single-family homes, homeowners and renters, historic buildings and newer construction. The price you will pay for your home wont leave you broke, and if you are like most of your neighbors, you will have an easy commute to work. Really, it is the best of all possible worlds. $

Oak Avenue/Kilmer Avenue: The East Coast is notoriously expensive when it comes to cost of living, but there are still a few areas where you can find budget-friendly prices with the convenience of easy access to the schools and jobs that New England is known for. The neighborhood around Oak Avenue and Kilmer Avenue is one of those spots - you can enjoy an urban lifestyle without paying East Coast prices, and there are plenty of apartments from which to choose. $

Oakland:The Taunton neighborhood of Oakland is an interesting mix. Though it is primarily made up of large single-family homes, there are quite a few mobile homes as well. That means that while it can be tough to find small rental properties other than trailers, large rental homes are occasionally available. Folks in Oakland are predominately a sophisticated bunch, so if you like theater, fine arts, and superior cuisine, you are sure to find lots of company if you choose Oakland. $$$$

Somerset Avenue/Briggs Street: The nice thing about the neighborhood around Somerset Avenue and Briggs Street is that prices are reasonable for a suburban area. Many of the homes are owner-occupied, so there is a sense of community, and residents often carpool to get to work. There are plenty of choices when it comes to rental properties, from studio apartments to two or three bedrooms, depending on what you need. $$

Somerset Avenue/Weir Street:The neighborhood around Somerset Avenue and Weir Street is pleasant for its combination of apartments and single-family homes. While it is an urban area, it doesnt feel as city-like as some other parts of Taunton. You get the best of both worlds convenient access to city amenities, but also a sense of community. $$$

Weir Village: Newer homes characterize the neighborhood of Weir Village, where rents are reasonable and there are plenty of apartments and single-family homes available. Folks in this area often work in the neighborhood, and there is public transportation conveniently located to get them where they are going without paying sky-high gas prices. $$$

Westville: Despite being somewhat pricier than other areas of Taunton, the Westville neighborhood is tough to get into. It is mostly owner-occupied, and very few of the single-family homes are rental properties. There are several apartment complexes that offer a variety of sizes, and they are the best place to start your apartment search if you want to be in Westville. $$$$$

Whittenton: For working in Boston without paying Boston housing prices, nothing beats Whittenton. Here, you get a suburban lifestyle, friendly neighbors, and lovely homes, all the while staying within your budget. The downside is that Whittenton is not a well-kept secret. Lots of people got there before you and they arent planning to go anywhere - so if you want to find a home in this neighborhood, you will have to start your apartment search early and have a lot of patience. $$

Taunton Neighborhoods
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City Center: Rental properties in downtown Taunton are easy to find, which is fantastic because the price is right and nearly everything you need is within walking distance of your front door. You can choose from a wide range anything from studio apartments to three bedroom apartments in complexes and small apartment buildings. The best part about Tauntons City Center is that the architecture is really interesting. Much of it was built in the early 20thcentury. $$$$

East Taunton: The neighborhood known as East Taunton has a very tight vacancy rate, which is primarily because once people move in, they dont leave. Fortunately, apartments run the gamut from studio to three bedrooms or more, so if you arent picky, you will have a better chance of finding something. $$$$$

Longmeadow Road/Dean Street:Diversity characterizes the Longmeadow/Dean Street neighborhood. There are apartments and single-family homes, homeowners and renters, historic buildings and newer construction. The price you will pay for your home wont leave you broke, and if you are like most of your neighbors, you will have an easy commute to work. Really, it is the best of all possible worlds. $

Oak Avenue/Kilmer Avenue: The East Coast is notoriously expensive when it comes to cost of living, but there are still a few areas where you can find budget-friendly prices with the convenience of easy access to the schools and jobs that New England is known for. The neighborhood around Oak Avenue and Kilmer Avenue is one of those spots - you can enjoy an urban lifestyle without paying East Coast prices, and there are plenty of apartments from which to choose. $

Oakland:The Taunton neighborhood of Oakland is an interesting mix. Though it is primarily made up of large single-family homes, there are quite a few mobile homes as well. That means that while it can be tough to find small rental properties other than trailers, large rental homes are occasionally available. Folks in Oakland are predominately a sophisticated bunch, so if you like theater, fine arts, and superior cuisine, you are sure to find lots of company if you choose Oakland. $$$$

Somerset Avenue/Briggs Street: The nice thing about the neighborhood around Somerset Avenue and Briggs Street is that prices are reasonable for a suburban area. Many of the homes are owner-occupied, so there is a sense of community, and residents often carpool to get to work. There are plenty of choices when it comes to rental properties, from studio apartments to two or three bedrooms, depending on what you need. $$

Somerset Avenue/Weir Street:The neighborhood around Somerset Avenue and Weir Street is pleasant for its combination of apartments and single-family homes. While it is an urban area, it doesnt feel as city-like as some other parts of Taunton. You get the best of both worlds convenient access to city amenities, but also a sense of community. $$$

Weir Village: Newer homes characterize the neighborhood of Weir Village, where rents are reasonable and there are plenty of apartments and single-family homes available. Folks in this area often work in the neighborhood, and there is public transportation conveniently located to get them where they are going without paying sky-high gas prices. $$$

Westville: Despite being somewhat pricier than other areas of Taunton, the Westville neighborhood is tough to get into. It is mostly owner-occupied, and very few of the single-family homes are rental properties. There are several apartment complexes that offer a variety of sizes, and they are the best place to start your apartment search if you want to be in Westville. $$$$$

Whittenton: For working in Boston without paying Boston housing prices, nothing beats Whittenton. Here, you get a suburban lifestyle, friendly neighbors, and lovely homes, all the while staying within your budget. The downside is that Whittenton is not a well-kept secret. Lots of people got there before you and they arent planning to go anywhere - so if you want to find a home in this neighborhood, you will have to start your apartment search early and have a lot of patience. $$

Living the Good Life in Taunton

How do Taunton residents spend their down time? Some enjoy the activities on the Taunton Green, which once served as a location for Revolutionary soldiers to train. Others prefer to study the extensive collection at the only Beer Can Museum in the country. Several gorgeous state parks offer all kinds of outdoor recreation opportunities, including boating, swimming, hiking, camping, fishing, and hunting. There are a variety of galleries for the artistically inclined, and fans of historical places have plenty of options, including the United States oldest working fire station. All in all, Taunton has something for you!

Living the Good Life in Taunton
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How do Taunton residents spend their down time? Some enjoy the activities on the Taunton Green, which once served as a location for Revolutionary soldiers to train. Others prefer to study the extensive collection at the only Beer Can Museum in the country. Several gorgeous state parks offer all kinds of outdoor recreation opportunities, including boating, swimming, hiking, camping, fishing, and hunting. There are a variety of galleries for the artistically inclined, and fans of historical places have plenty of options, including the United States oldest working fire station. All in all, Taunton has something for you!