Introduction to Seekonk, Massachusetts

Seekonk, Massachusetts, in Bristol county, is 4 miles E of Providence, Rhode Island and 40 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is part of the Providence - Fall River - Warwick metropolitan statistical area.

Seekonk History

The area that is now recognized as Seekonk was originally inhabited by the Native American tribe of Wampanoag. William Blackstone, Samuel Newman and Roger Williams were among the first English people to settle in this area. It was officially incorporated as a town in 1812.

Seekonk and nearby Attractions

  • Ledgemont Country Club
  • Seekonk Grand Prix
  • Seekonk Public Library
  • Seekonk Townhall
  • Slater Memorial Park

Things To Do In Seekonk

Seekonk is essentially a residential community. There are three golf courses and a playground and a retail area along Route 6 which offers plenty of opportunities for shopping and dining. It also has a movie multiplex. The Seekonk Speedway is a popular destination.

Seekonk Transportation

The closest majot airport is Providence International in Warwick, RI.

Seekonk Higher Education

The Brown University is situated nearby.

Seekonk Almanac

County Bristol County
Standard Zip Codes02771
Phone Area Codes5,08,774
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.81
Approximate Longitude-71.33

Seekonk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 61 F
Annual Precip53.1 inches
Distance21.8 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

Seekonk Public Libraries

Seekonk Public Library
Seekonk, Massachusetts
(508) 336-8230

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Seekonk Public Schools

Dr. Kevin M. Hurley Middle School
650 Newman Avenue
ZIP: 2771
(508) 761-7570
Total Enrollment 528
George R Martin
445 Cole Street
ZIP: 2771
(508) 336-7558
Total Enrollment 435
Mildred Aitken School
165 Newman Avenue
ZIP: 2771
(508) 336-5230
Total Enrollment 431
Seekonk High
261 Arcade Avenue
ZIP: 2771
(508) 336-7272
Total Enrollment 566

Seekonk Private Schools

Briarwood Child Academy
1009 Taunton Ave
ZIP: 2771
Total Enrollment 16
Village Green Preschool And Dcc
251 County St
ZIP: 2771
Total Enrollment 10
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