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Pawtucket, RI

Pawtucket, RI

Pawtucket, RI

Moving to Pawtucket, RI
Located in the center of the beautiful and historic New England region, Pawtucket has long been known as a center for industry. Dating all the way back to 1793 Pawtucket has served as a major industrial hotspot and still is today. But that isn’t all! Pawtucket is also known for its beautiful scenery, pleasant climate, and rich cultural movement. Move to Pawtucket, the creative community of Rhode Island!

What you can expect when moving to Pawtucket, RI
In order to make your move to Pawtucket as smooth as it can be here are some great facts on the climate, economy, education, and recreation:

-Weather in Pawtucket. Rhode Island, along with the rest of New England lies in the northeastern part of the country and is also close to the Atlantic Ocean. This combination allows for warm, rainy summers followed by cold, snowy winters. Summer temperatures are moderate, but in the winter months the temperature can drop well below freezing. If you don’t mind a little snow then you won’t have any problems adjusting to the weather in Pawtucket. Just be sure to pack a heavy jacket!

-Business in Pawtucket. Anyone moving to Pawtucket will quickly learn about the city’s history as a major industrial center for the United States. In fact, the first fully-mechanical cotton mill was built in Pawtucket. Though cotton production is no longer a major industry in Pawtucket, many products such as lace, elastic materials, jewelry, and silverware are still common goods produced here. Another major manufacturer, the Hasbro toy company, has its headquarters in Pawtucket.

-Education in Pawtucket. The Pawtucket School Department serves the nearly 70,000 students in Pawtucket for their education needs. The school district includes four high schools, one of them being a visual arts school, three junior high schools, and ten elementary schools. The city also has two catholic high schools: the St. Raphael Academy and Bishop Keough High school along with three catholic elementary schools. While there are no major universities in Pawtucket; it is just a short drive to Providence, Rhode Island where you will find such universities as the Rhode Island College and Brown University.

-Recreation in Pawtucket. In recent years there has been an influx of artists moving to Pawtucket. This has led to the development of a number of parks, public galleries, and even the annual Pawtucket Arts Festival. Pawtucket isn’t just great for entrepreneurs and business people but it’s also a great place to live for the whole family! The parks in Pawtucket include a number of hiking trails, tennis courts, gardens, a carousel and even a petting zoo.

Resources for newcomers moving to Pawtucket
City Website
Chamber of Commerce
Visitor Information
City Directory
School Department

The service center for Pawtucket, RI is located in Seekonk, RI.

Information about Pawtucket, RI

Est. Population: 71148
County: Providence
Latitude: 41.8833
Longitude: -71.3833
Zip Codes: 2860