Orignally named Cochaticquom, Randolph is a city located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. The Cochato and Ponkapaog tribes were the two founding tribes that settled in Randolph. The town was then incorporated in 1793 and was named after Peyton Randolph, a wealthy Virginia patriot and first president of the Continental Congress in 1774. Randolph was heavily involved in shoe companies that created popular styles at the time. Almost the whole population that lived in Randolph was employed in the making of shoes and boots. Modern day Randolph is very welcoming for new residents. The town is accessible to sources of transportation, schools, restaurants, movie theaters, and other forms of entertainment.
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