First settled in 1658, Mansfield is home to approximately 23,100 residents today. Mansfield is located in Bristol County, roughly 28 miles south-southwest of Boston, and 19 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island. Mansfield occupies 20.7 square miles and is run through by Canoe River, Rumford River, and Wading River. Home to the Xfinity Center, which hosts entertainment such as concerts, and with five different conservation areas for running, hiking, and biking, Mansfield offers something for everyone.
Mansfield borders the towns of Foxborough, Sharon, Easton, Norton, and Plainville. Mansfield is located at the intersection of I-95 and I-495. It is also accessible by Route 140 and Route 106. Mansfield has a stop on the MBTA commuter line between Boston and Providence.