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Overview

Introduction to Warren, Rhode Island

Warren, Rhode Island, in Bristol county, is 6 miles W of Fall River, Massachusetts (center to center) and 44 miles S of Boston, Massachusetts.The town is located in the Providence - Fall River - Warwick metropolitan area.

Warren History

The Native Americans were the earlier inhabitants of the town of Warren. In fact, the town was originally the site of the Indian village of Sowams. It was first settled by Europeans in 1621. Edward Winslow and Stephen Hopkins were the area's first settlers. A trading post was established in Sowams around 1622 by Plymouth Colony. In 1668, it was incorporated as the township of Sowams. The town was ceded to Rhode Island in 1747 and was renamed Warren. It was named after Admiral Sir Peter Warren, a British naval hero.

Warren and nearby Attractions

  • Firemen's Museum
  • Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
  • Maxwell House
  • Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo
  • Marine Museum at Fall River

Things To Do In Warren

One can visit the Warren Fire Museum, James Maxwell House Museum, and Charles W Greene Museum during their leisure time. The Warren Town Beach is also an ideal destination for fun and relaxation. The Warrens Waterfront Historic District and Touisset Wildlife Refuge are also worth visiting. You can enjoy shopping at the Ocean State Plaza Shopping Center.

Warren Transportation

Theodore Francis Green State Airport is the nearest airport.

Warren Higher Education

Roger Williams University and Bristol Community College are nearby.

Warren Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bristol County
Standard Zip Codes2885
Phone Area Codes401
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.72
Approximate Longitude-71.26

Warren Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPROVIDENCE GREEN AP
Distance7.8 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
StationNEWPORT ROSE
Distance16.3 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 54 F
Jul Temp64 to 78 F
Oct Temp48 to 62 F
Annual Precip46 inches
StationROCHESTER
Distance19.3 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

Warren Public Libraries

George Hail Free Library
530 MAIN STREET
Warren, Rhode Island
(401) 245-7686

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Warren Public Schools

Hugh Cole School
50 Asylum Road
ZIP: 2885
(401) 245-1460
Primary
Total Enrollment 669
Kickemuit Middle School
525 Child Street
ZIP: 2885
(401) 245-2010
Middle
Total Enrollment 770

Warren Private Schools

East Bay Career Academy
317 Market St
ZIP: 2885
Secondary
Total Enrollment 47
Our Lady Of Fatima High School
360 Market St
ZIP: 2885
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 74
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