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.
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.
The closest majot airport is Providence International in Warwick, RI.
Seekonk Higher Education
The Brown University is situated nearby.