Seekonk is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts that was incorporated in 1812. Formerly a farming community, some historical farms remain in Seekonk today and are open to the public.
Jacob Hill Farm in Seekonk is a landmark that has been in the town since 1723. In the 1800’s the property was used as a hunt club for the wealthy crowd. Today, the building is divided into a house museum and a Bed and Breakfast/Inn. The Inn has won many awards including ZAGAT “Top U.S Hotels, Resorts, and Spas” and “Top Ten Most Romantic Inns.” The Inn has also been awarded the AAA “Four Diamond Award” for thirteen consecutive years.
Seekonk is also home to Four Town Farm which has been around since 1900 and became a farm stand in 1972. This 150 acre vegetable farm is open seven months of the year and also offers tours; “Pick Your Own” flowers, vegetables and fruit; and 50,000 square feet of greenhouse space.
Seekonk is a very familyfriendly town with many activities to do together. Families can spend a day playing mini golf or watch a race at Seekonk Speedway—”Southern New England’s premier NASCAR track” open since 1945.
Seekonk has a variety of homes for sale in a wide range of architectural styles. Seekonk real estate styles include Colonial, Victorian and Cape. Singlefamily homes are the most popular in the town, however there are multifamily homes and apartments available as well.
Seekonk is a suburban community on the Rhode Island border that has increasingly become a residential suburb of Providence. It’s easily accessed by I-195, Route 6, Route 44, Route 114-A and many local Rhode Island Streets.
Originally inhabited by members of the Wampanoag Tribe, it is now well known for its retail area along Route 6 that includes a movie multiplex, popular national stores, lively restaurants, and sundry family activities. Seekonk is within easy reach of Boston, Providence, and the beaches of Cape Cod and Rhode Island. The town has three golf courses (Ledgemont, Pawtucket and Firefly), as well as a vital parks and recreation department. Originally a mostly agricultural community, in recent times developers have turned the farms into housing subdivisions.
Seekonk has two areas; one, the Lebanon Mills and Perrins Crossing neighborhoods in the north, and the other, the southern neighborhoods of Luthers Corners and South Seekonk.