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Overview

Introduction to Raynham, Massachusetts

Raynham, Massachusetts is 2 miles N of Taunton, Massachusetts and 28 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts. It is in Bristol county. The town is part of the Brockton metro area.

Raynham History

The earliest settlers came to Raynham in 1639. At that time it was a part of Taunton. It was one of the earliest sites that had ironworks in America. The area was incorporated as Raynham in 1731; its name was based on the name of an English town, Rainham.

Raynham and nearby Attractions

  • Raynham Racetrack
  • Raynham Townhall
  • Saint Anns Church
  • Forge River Reservoir
  • Brockton Country Club

Things To Do In Raynham

The town’s recreation department plans and arranges a number of recreational and educational activities for adults as well as children. The Borden Colony complex, which is spread over an area of 300 acres, has baseball, soccer and softball fields. It also has huge areas of farmlands and forests. People go for fishing, boating, picnicking and ice skating at Johnson’s Pond, depending on the time of year.

Raynham Transportation

Boston Logan International Airport provides facilities for air-transportation.

Raynham Higher Education

The local college is Bridgewater State College.

Raynham Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 2 miles N of Taunton, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City28 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts
County
Phone Area Codes
Time Zone
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude41.948
Longitude-71.073

Raynham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationTAUNTON
Distance3.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 37 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationBROCKTON
Distance8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches
StationROCHESTER
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip49.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

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