The City of New Bedford was founded as a town in 1787 and again later in 1847 as a city. Located in Bristol County New Bedford was once known as the whaling capitol of the world.
A vast amount of history is within the city for example there are the Art Museum, Fire Museum as well as the Museum of Modern Heritage and the Whaling National Historic Park.
It was not to long ago that the city was named one of the top ten "Green Cities" in the country. All year round the city has festivals for numerous occasions and from the lovely parks to the spectacular ocean beaches. New Bedford is a place everyone should visit and want to live.