Introduction to Wrentham, Massachusetts
Wrentham, Massachusetts, in Norfolk county, is 14 miles N of Pawtucket, Rhode Island and 23 miles SW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is conveniently located inside the Boston metropolitan area. There are an estimated 10,554 people in Wrentham.
In 1660, Europeans settled in Wrentham for the first time. It was incorporated as a town in 1673. Originally, Plainville was a part of Wrentham, but was separated in 1906. Wrentham was the hometown of Horace Mann, the educational reformer of the 19th Century. Another notable resident of the town was Helen Keller.
Wrentham and nearby Attractions
- Mirror Lake
- Wrentham State Forest
- Joe's Rock
- Lake Pearl
Things To Do In Wrentham
The town of Wrentham includes two large lakes towards its center and another on the Wrentham/ Norfolk border. These lakes offer good facilities for boating and fishing. You can also go for a family picnic and enjoy the wonderful views of the meadows and woodlands. There are several restaurants and clubs within the town.
Providence International Airport is close to the town.
Wrentham Higher Education
Providence College is nearby.