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Soil Survey of Bristol County, Massachusetts

The soils of Bristol County were surveyed in two parts, Northern Part and Southern Part.

Bristol County, Northern Part

Bristol Soil Survey-North

Communities of Northern Part: Attleboro, Berkley, Dighton, Easton, Mansfield, North Attleboro, Norton, Raynham, Rehoboth, Seekonk, and Taunton

Issued: November 1978

Authors: Rino J. Roffinoli and Charles F. Hotz

Publication scale: Order 2 mapping at 1:20,000 scale with minimum delineations 6-8 acres

Fieldwork conducted between 1963 and 1975

Base Map Imagery: Unrectified Black and White aerial photography flown in 1975

Soil Survey Area: 203,218 acres

List of Prime Farmland Map Units

Hydric Soils List

Hydrologic Soils Group List

Download the Soil Survey of 1978 Bristol County, Northern Part in PDF format

Bristol County, Southern Part

Bristol Soil Survey-South

Communities of Southern Part: Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Fall River, Freetown, New Bedford, Somerset, Swansea, and Westport

Issued: October 1981

Authors: Rino J. Roffinoli and Peter C. Fletcher

Publication scale: Order 2 mapping at 1:20,000 scale with minimum delineations 6-8 acres

Fieldwork conducted between 1967 and 1978

Base Map Imagery: Black and White Orthophotography flown in 1977

Soil Survey Area: 177,287 acres

List of Prime Farmland Map Units

Hydric Soils List

Hydrologic Soils Group List

Download the 1981 Soil Survey of Bristol County, Southern Part in PDF format