The City of Woonsocket, RI
Woonsocket is a popular city in the state of Rhode Island with a total of 43,372 residents living there. Woonsocket is ranked as the sixth most populated city in Rhode Island and the 736th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Providence County. The largest nearby city to Woonsocket is Boston, approximately 38 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Woonsocket, including Giancarlos's Ristorante, Arena Cafe, Ho Kong Chinese Restaurant, Pizzeria MVP and J'S Delicatessen. For a larger selection of Woonsocket restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Woonsocket Golf Courses and/or Museums, including the Smith-Appleby House, Bungay Brook Golf Club, New England Country Club The, Maplegate Country Club and Fairlawn Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Woonsocket please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near Woonsocket:
- Boston Logan Intl. Airport (BOS)
- Newport State Airport (NPT)
- Providence T.F. Green Airport (PVD)
- Worcester Regional Airport (ORH)
Woonsocket, Rhode Island Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Woonsocket experiences an average high temperature of 37 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 13 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.52 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Woonsocket with daytime temperatures averaging 80 degrees in the summer, and 40 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Woonsocket to receive an average of 3.99 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.99 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -25 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Woonsocket should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 62 degrees, and nighttime lows of 37.
Woonsocket, Rhode Island Attractions
1#1 Course at Ponkapoag Golf Club - , Canton,
The #1 Course at Ponkapoag Golf Club is a 36 hole public golf course in Norfolk County Massachusetts. Built in 1933, this Canton course designed by Donald Ross is open apr 1 to nov 15. For tee time information call the pro shop at 781-828-4242. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2167 Washington St, Canton, MA 2021
2Abbotsford (Boston, Massachusetts) - , Roxbury,
Abbotsford, now the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, is a historic house at 300 Walnut Avenue in Boston. The museum is dedicated to black visual arts heritage worldwide, and presents historical and contemporary exhibitions in many media, including painting, sculpture, graphics, photography and decorative arts. The museum is operated by the National Center of Afro-American Artists.
3Abiel Smith School - , Boston,
Abiel Smith School, founded in 1835, is a school located at 46 Joy Street in Boston, Massachusetts, adjacent to the African Meeting House. It is named for Abiel Smith, a white philanthropist who left money in his will to the city of Boston for the education of black children. The city constructed the school building with Smith’s legacy. In 1835, all black children in Boston were assigned to the Smith school, which replaced the basement school in the African Meeting House.
4Adams National Historical Park - , Quincy,
Adams National Historical Park, formerly Adams National Historic Site, in Quincy, Massachusetts, preserves the home of Presidents of the United States John Adams and John Quincy Adams, of U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, Charles Francis Adams, and of the writers and historians Henry Adams and Brooks Adams.
5African Meeting House - , Boston,
The African Meeting House, which is also referred to as First African Baptist Church or Belknap Street Church, was built in 1806 and is now the oldest black church edifice still standing in the US. It is located in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts adjacent to the African American Abiel Smith School. It is a National Historic Landmark.
6Agganis Arena - Boston University - , Boston,
Agganis Arena is a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Boston, Massachusetts.
7Armenian Library and Museum of America - , Watertown,
Armenian Library and Museum of America, located in Watertown, Massachusetts, is an institution that has the largest collection of Armenian artifacts in North America.
8Arnold Arboretum - , Harvard University,
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is an arboretum located in the Jamaica Plain and Roslindale sections of Boston, Massachusetts. It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and is the second largest "link" in the Emerald Necklace.
9Babcock Arboretum - , Eastern Nazarene College,
The Eastern Nazarene College is a Christian college of the liberal arts and sciences in Quincy, Massachusetts near Boston, in the New England region of the United States. Known for excellence in science and religion education and for a distinctive liberal arts core curriculum, its academic programs are primarily undergraduate with some professional graduate education offered. The residential campus, in Wollaston Park near Quincy Bay, is served by the Wollaston MBTA station, and was once the summer home of Boston mayor Josiah Quincy, Jr.
10Battleship Cove - , Fall River,
Battleship Cove, located in Fall River, Massachusetts, is a nonprofit maritime museum and war memorial that traces its origins to the wartime crew of the World War II battleship USS Massachusetts. This dedicated veterans group was responsible for the donation of the decommissioned vessel from the Navy and its subsequent public display in Fall River, Massachusetts. Formally registered as the U.S.S. Massachusetts Memorial Committee, Inc.
Woonsocket, Rhode Island Hotels
1Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Providence-woonsocket
194 Fortin Drive
Woonsocket, RI 02895
3Courtyard By Marriott Providence Lincoln
636 George Washington Hwy
Lincoln, RI 02865
Woonsocket, Rhode Island Restaurants
This is a list of Woonsocket Asian Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Chinese Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Spanish Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published September 23, 2012
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Published August 11, 2010
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