Fall River Bristol County, Massachusetts

Fall River: City in Massachusetts

Fall River locator map
Location of Fall River on Massachusetts map.


Fall River is a city located in the county of Bristol in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 88,857 and a population density of 853 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 89,792 inhabitants.

The city was created 351 years ago in 1669.

Downtown Fall River image
Downtown Fall River
Downtown Fall River image


Fall River is located at 41°42'5"N 71°9'18"W (41.7014900, -71.1550500).

Fall River map

Fall River Quick Facts

Population : 89,792 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Bristol County
Postal code : 02720–02724
Area : 104.19 km2
Altitude : 121 feet / 37 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1670 (351 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:57:29 (28th September 2021)
Density : 862 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.04% (2010-2020)

  • Ponta Delgada
  • Povoação
  • Vila Franca do Campo


The population of Fall River increased by 1.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 88,857 - census
2011 88,827 -0.03% estimation process
2012 88,852 0.03% estimation process
2013 88,992 0.16% estimation process
2014 89,148 0.17% estimation process
2015 89,258 0.12% estimation process
2016 89,287 0.03% estimation process
2017 89,298 0.01% estimation process
2018 89,630 0.37% estimation process
2019 89,541 -0.1% estimation process
2020 89,792 0.28% estimation process

Fall River zip code is 02720. County name: Bristol, County fips: 25005

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Local Places in Fall River

1 Fall River City Hall
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Fall River City Hall

People born in Fall River (159)

People born in Fall River, including politician Nathaniel B. Borden, politician James Buffington, murder suspect Lizzie Borden, you can see a list of people who born in Fall River.

  • Alvan Graham Clark (American astronomer) he was born in 10/07/1832
  • Janet L. Robinson (former President and Chief Executive Officer, The New York Times Company) she was born in 11/06/1950
  • Emeril Lagasse (American chef) he was born in 15/10/1959
  • Bert Patenaude (American soccer player (1909-1974)) he was born in 04/11/1909
  • Cornelius Newton Bliss (American politician (1833-1911)) he was born in 26/01/1833
  • Thomas J. Hudner (United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 31/08/1924
  • Aime Forand (American politician (1895-1972)) he was born in 23/05/1895
  • Irving Picard (American lawyer) he was born in 26/06/1941
  • George William Coleman (Roman Catholic bishop) he was born in 01/02/1939
  • Nathan Bor (American boxer) he was born in 01/03/1913
  • George Luz (American military personnel) he was born in 17/06/1921
  • Howard Kanovitz (American artist (1929-2009)) he was born in 09/02/1929
  • Frank Moniz (American soccer player (1911-2004)) he was born in 26/09/1911
  • David E. Chapman (American musician and clarinetist) he was born in 10/01/1929
  • Leonard I. Schiff (American scientist) he was born in 29/03/1915
  • Greg Abate (jazz musician) he was born in 31/05/1947
  • George Stephanopoulos (American government official, journalist, writer) he was born in 10/02/1961
  • John Gagnon (American sexologist) he was born in 22/11/1931

Schools in Fall River

College & universities near Fall River, MA

Code Name City ZIP
165750 Rob Roy Academy-Fall River Fall River (MA) 02720-3445
165608 Diman Regional Technical Institute Fall River (MA) 02723
165033 Bristol Community College Fall River (MA) 02720-7395
217518 Roger Williams University Bristol (RI) 02809-2921
409616 Roger Williams University School of Law Bristol (RI) 02809-5171

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fall River, MA

Code Name Address Type
PVD Providence station 100 Gaspee Street RAIL
KIN Kingston station 1 Railroad Avenue RAIL
RTE Route 128 station 50 University Ave RAIL
WLY Westerly station 14 Railroad Avenue RAIL
FRA Framingham station 417 Waverly St. RAIL

Post offices near Fall River

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fall River Post Office Fall River (MA) 02722
Flin Post Office Fall River (MA) 02723
South Post Office Fall River (MA) 02724
Highland Post Office Fall River (MA) 02720
Somer Post Office Somerset (MA) 02726

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Bristol County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bristol County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
New Bedford 95,517 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts
Taunton 57,675 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Taunton 55,874 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Attleboro 45,444 City in Bristol Country, Massachusetts
Easton 25,116 Town in the U.
Mansfield 24,539 Town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
Norton 19,983 City in Massachusetts
Somerset 18,144 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Swansea 17,000 Town in Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts
Fairhaven 16,103 Town in Massachusetts
Westport 16,097 Town of the United States
Seekonk 15,851 Town in the United States
Head of Westport 14,809 City in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Raynham 14,560 Town in Massachusetts
Oxford 13,941 Town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Rehoboth 12,503 Town in Massachusetts, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Fall River distances to largest Massachusetts cities