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Fall River, MA

Fall River, MA

Fall River, MA

Moving to Fall River

Moving to Fall River, MA will put you just 46 miles south of Boston, 16 miles southeast of Providence, Rhode Island, and 12 miles west of New Bedford. This city of approximately 88,857 residents is located along the eastern shore of Mount Hope Bay at the mouth of the Taunton River. If you’re moving to Fall River, it will quickly be obvious that this community has diverse demographics with Italian, Portuguese, French, French Canadian, Polish, African American, and English cultures. Fall River takes pride in its ethnic diversity and hosts multiple festivals throughout the year like the Great Holy Ghost Festival each August. This four day celebration attracts over 200,000 visitors from Canada all the way to Portugal.

Points of Interest when moving to Fall River

After moving to Fall River, it won’t take long to see that this quaint community offers many wonderful sites to see such as: 

  1. Battleship Cove – the world’s largest, historic naval ship exhibit
  2. Historic Lincoln Park Carousel – a restored 1920 carousel.
  3. Old Colony and Fall River Railroad Museum – features a collection of railroad equipment like a former Pennsylvania Railroad P-70B.
  4. The Marine Museum at Fall River – historical nautical museum that houses over 150 scale models, over 30,000 photographs, and one of the world’s largest Titanic displays.
  5. Freetown – Fall River State Forest – this gorgeous area provides a wading pool, picnic areas, 50 miles of unpaved roads and trails for mountain bikers, horseback riders, dog sledders, hunters, anglers, along with so many other great activities.
  6. Fall River Heritage State Park – 8.5 acres of fabulous parkland overlooking Battleship Cove complete with boardwalks, benches, summer concerts, and public sailing all provided to help you simply enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

 Moving to Fall River provides you the opportunity to be involved in a truly diverse community that offers its residents multiple ways to enjoy time with family and friends. The city houses several institutions of higher learning (i.e. Bristol Community College, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Eastern Nazarene College). Whether you’re going for business or education, after moving to Fall River, take time to simply be a part of the natural beauty provided by this area and enjoy your new hometown.

Resources for moving to Fall River

City Website
Chamber of Commerce
Historical Society
Public School
Parks and Recreation

The service center for Fall River, MA is located in Providence, RI.

Information about Fall River, MA

Est. Population: 90885
County: Bristol
Latitude: 41.7000
Longitude: -71.1667
Zip Codes: 2720