New Bedford, Massachusetts

city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States

New Bedford is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts. It is 51 miles (82 km) south of Boston, 28 miles (45 km) southeast of Providence, Rhode Island, and about 12 miles (19 km) east of Fall River. It is the sixth-largest city in Massachusetts.

New Bedford
New Bedford Harbor
New Bedford Harbor
Official seal of New Bedford
The Whaling City
Lucem Diffundo (Latin)
I Diffuse Light[1]
Location in Bristol County in Massachusetts
Location in Bristol County in Massachusetts
New Bedford is located in the United States
New Bedford
New Bedford
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 41°38′10″N 70°56′05″W / 41.63611°N 70.93472°W / 41.63611; -70.93472
CountryUnited States
 • TypeMayor-council
 • MayorJonathan F. Mitchell
 • City CouncilCouncilors-at-Large:
  • Ian Abreu
  • Naomi R.A. Carney
  • Brian K. Gomes
  • Linda M. Morad
  • Debbie Rabbit
Ward Councilors by Ward:
  1. William Markey
  2. Maria E. Giesta
  3. Hugh Dunn
  4. Dana L. Rebeiro
  5. Scott J. Lima
  6. Joseph P. Lopes
 • Total24.1 sq mi (62.5 km2)
 • Land20.0 sq mi (51.8 km2)
 • Water4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)
50 ft (15 m)
 • Total95,072
 • Estimate 
 • Density3,900/sq mi (1,500/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern)
ZIP code
02740, 02744, 02745, 02746
Area code508 / 774
FIPS code25-45000
GNIS feature ID0613714

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  1. "Dept. Home - Tourism & Marketing". Tourism & Marketing.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. Medeiros, Michael. "Preserving the Manjirō Legacy," Archived 2012-02-11 at the Wayback Machine South Coast Today, December 8, 2006; retrieved 2013-2-25.