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Fall River
Bristol County, Massachusetts

02720, 02721, 02723, 02724, 02790

Page Contents for Fall River, Massachusetts

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History & History-related items

City Attractions


Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.




Statistics & Facts

The Massachusetts state capital is Boston.
The population of Fall River is approximately 91,802 (2005) , 88857 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 40,375 (1990), 38457 (2010).
The amount of land area in Fall River is 80.341 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Fall River is 31.02 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 18.655 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fall River to Washington DC is 377 miles.
The distance to the Massachusetts state capital is 43 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fall River is positioned 41.71 degrees north of the equator and 71.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Fall River elevation is 200 feet above sea level.
Fall River median income is $ 29,014 (2000) .
The Fall River median home price is $ 132,900 (2000).
Fall River average annual precipitation is 47.3 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 30.6 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 73.5 degrees F.


in Southeastern Massachusetts about 43 miles from Boston and bordered by Somerset on the northwest. Other nearby communities include Swansea, Tiverton, Ocean Grove, North Westport and Dighton.
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History & History Related Items

A history page for Fall River.

History and more for Fall River
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The incorporation of Fall River

(town) 1803; (city) 1854


The U.S.S. Massachusetts is located at battleship cove, and is open for tours.
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Fall River City Government

City of Fall River
Call 508-324-2121 to reach all city departments.

Fall River has a Mayor-City Council form of government

Fall River Historical Events

1892, August 4
Lizzie Borden allegedly killed her father and step-mother with an axe. She was arrested a week later. In June of 1893 she was found not guilty and set free to live a life of torment. She died in June 1927, never confessing to the murders, and they are still unsolved.
There has been a number of books and movies made about her, and I highly recommend reading up on the subject. If you were captivated by the O. J. trial, then you'll love hers.

Fall River Chamber

Chamber of Commerce & Industry
200 Pocasset Street
Fall River, MA 02721-1585
Phone: 508-676-8226
Fax: 508-675-5932

Fall River Organizations

Chamber of Commerce & Industry
200 Pocasset Street
Fall River, MA 02721-1585
Phone: 508-676-8226
Fax: 508-675-5932

Fall River Libraries

Fall River Public Library
104 North Main Street
Fall River, Massachusetts 02720
Phone: : (508) 324-2700

Fall River Schools

Fall River Public Schools Fall River


Fall River is the only city that has it's city hall located ABOVE a major highway.
The population of Fall River was:
1995 - 89,393
2000 - 91,938
2005 - 91,802

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