Rumford, Rhode Island

Rumford is the northern section of the city of East Providence, Rhode Island, US. The Rumford section of East Providence borders Seekonk, Massachusetts, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and the Ten Mile River. Rumford has been part of three towns and two states: Rehoboth and Seekonk, Massachusetts, and East Providence, Rhode Island. It bec…
Rumford is the northern section of the city of East Providence, Rhode Island, US. The Rumford section of East Providence borders Seekonk, Massachusetts, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and the Ten Mile River. Rumford has been part of three towns and two states: Rehoboth and Seekonk, Massachusetts, and East Providence, Rhode Island. It became part of Rhode Island in 1862. Rumford Baking Powder was made in the town at the Rumford Chemical Works and was named after Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford.
  • Location: Pleasant St. and Greenwood and Pawtucket Aves, East Providence, Rhode Island
  • Area: 150 acres (61 ha)
  • Architectural style: Queen Anne, Shingle Style
  • Boundary increase: August 6, 2018
  • Boundary decrease: August 6, 2018
  • MPS: East Providence MRA
  • NRHP reference No.: 80000008 (original) · 100002778 (increase) · 100002777 (decrease)
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