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Seekonk, Massachusetts, USA

Seekonk, Bristol, MA

Seekonk is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, on the Massachusetts border with Rhode Island. It was incorporated in 1812 from the western half of Rehoboth. wikipedia

Seekonk includes: Bakers Corner, Barrington, Central Village, East Junction, Lebanon Mills, and Perrins.
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  • 1636 - Seekonk is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1812 - Seekonk is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - SEEKONK. [Pop. 1,996. Inc. 1812.]
    Seekonk is one of the few towns that retain their Indian name. Seekonk is said to mean ' a wild goose.'

    This town was the most ancient part ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Seekonk
    Seekoxk, a post-village in Bristol co., Massachusetts, near Blackstone river, on the Boston and Providence railroad, 6 miles E.by N. from Providence. ...Read MORE...


  • Seekonk Massachusetts, 1890
    Seekonk is a long and narrow farming town in the northwesterly part of Bristol County, about 40 miles southwest of Boston. The Boston and Providence...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Seekonk
    See’konk, a post-office of Bristol co, Mass., in Seekonk township, 4 miles E.S.E. of Providence, R.I. The township contains a church. Pop. of...Read MORE...


  • 1899 - Seekonk
    Seekonk. - This was the eighteenth town formed in Bristol county and was set off from old Rehoboth on February 26, 1812. there was no territorial...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Seekonk, a post-township (town) of Bristol co., Mass., 4 miles ESE. of Providence, R.I. Pop. in 1900, 1873.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Seekonk, Massachusetts, USA
    Seekonk Speedway
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  • Seekonk, Massachusetts, USA
    Town 'n' Country Motel on Route 6, Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, Massachusetts
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  • Seekonk, Massachusetts, USA
    Esquire Motel, Rt. 6 - 4 miles East of Providence, R.I.
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Town 'n' Country Motel on Route 6, Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, Massachusetts
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Seekonk Speedway
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Seekonk, Massachusetts, USA
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Esquire Motel, Rt. 6 - 4 miles East of Providence, R.I.
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  • 1636 - Seekonk is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1812 - Seekonk is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - SEEKONK. [Pop. 1,996. Inc. 1812.]
    Seekonk is one of the few towns that retain their Indian name. Seekonk is said to mean ' a wild goose.'

    This town was the most ancient part ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Seekonk
    Seekoxk, a post-village in Bristol co., Massachusetts, near Blackstone river, on the Boston and Providence railroad, 6 miles E.by N. from Providence. ... Read MORE...

  • Seekonk Massachusetts, 1890
    Seekonk is a long and narrow farming town in the northwesterly part of Bristol County, about 40 miles southwest of Boston. The Boston and Providence... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Seekonk
    See’konk, a post-office of Bristol co, Mass., in Seekonk township, 4 miles E.S.E. of Providence, R.I. The township contains a church. Pop. of... Read MORE...

  • 1899 - Seekonk
    Seekonk. - This was the eighteenth town formed in Bristol county and was set off from old Rehoboth on February 26, 1812. there was no territorial... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Seekonk, a post-township (town) of Bristol co., Mass., 4 miles ESE. of Providence, R.I. Pop. in 1900, 1873.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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