Sister cities of Braintree, Essex
Braintree is a town with a population consisting of about 53,500 people (2011 census) incl Bocking & Gt. Notley and is the principal settlement of the Braintree district of Essex in the East of England. It is 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Chelmsford and 15 miles (24 km) west of Colchester on the River Blackwater, A120 road and a branch of the Great Eastern Main Line.
Braintree has grown contiguous with several surrounding settlements: Braintree proper lies to the south of Stane Street, and Bocking lies to the north. The two together can be referred to as Braintree and Bocking, although many people refer to them together as "Braintree".
Braintree is twinned with the French town of Pierrefitte-sur-Seine.
Braintree, Massachusetts, United States, was named after the town in 1640.
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