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.

Wrentham History

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.

Wrentham Transportation

Providence International Airport is close to the town.

Wrentham Higher Education

Providence College is nearby.

Wrentham Almanac

County Norfolk County
Standard Zip Codes02093
Phone Area Codes5,08,774
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.06
Approximate Longitude-71.33

Wrentham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance6.6 miles
Jan Temp13 to 38 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip48.7 inches
StationWALPOLE 2
Distance7.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches
Distance17 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Wrentham Public Libraries

Fiske Public Library
Wrentham, Massachusetts
(508) 384-5440

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Wrentham Public Schools

Charles E Roderick
120 Taunton Street
ZIP: 2093
(508) 384-5435
Total Enrollment 457
120 Taunton Street
ZIP: 2093
(508) 384-5430
Total Enrollment 608
King Philip Regional High
201 Franklin Street
ZIP: 2093
(508) 384-1067
Total Enrollment 1307
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