Braintree is a small town located in the County of Norfolk in the U.S. State of Masachussetts. It is a part of the Greater Boston Area and compromises a total area of about 15 sq. miles. There are a large number of companies that provide employment to the local residents like Haemonetics, Greater Media, Top Source LLC and many other small enterprises.The transportation sector is quite advanced in the area with adequate number of highways and rail transpot facilities. There are about three high schools in the region. Some other interesting points are the birthplace of General Sylvanus Thayer and the Plaza of South Shore. These places attract local touristsround the year. Some prominent residents are Jeremy Adams, John Adams and Henry Adams.