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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
County Bristol County
Standard Zip Codes2767
Phone Area Codes508
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.93
Approximate Longitude-71.04

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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bridgewater9,003$78,264
Taunton56,826$74,613

Raynham Public Libraries

Raynham Public Library
760 SOUTH MAIN ST.
Raynham, Massachusetts
(508) 823-1344

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Raynham Public Schools

Laliberte Elementary School
777 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 2767
(508) 824-2731
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
Merrill Elementary School
687 Pleasant Street
ZIP: 2767
(508) 824-2490
Primary
Total Enrollment 296
Raynham Middle School
420 Titicut Rd
ZIP: 2767
(508) 977-0504
Middle
Total Enrollment 734
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