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Welcome to Rehoboth ...

Rehoboth is located in Bristol County<1>.

The location of Rehoboth has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Rehoboth: ruh-hoe-bith<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rehoboth has a population of 12,392 people<4> (see below for details).

Rehoboth was settled in 1636 and was incorporated in 1645.

Rehoboth is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Rehoboth lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Rehoboth: (508) and (774)<6>

The ZIP code for Rehoboth: 02769<7>

Websites for Rehoboth ...

Official Website: www.town.rehoboth.ma.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rehoboth had an population of 12,392 people. This is an increase of 6.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rehoboth had a population of 11,608 people. This makes Rehoboth the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Rehoboth represents 0.18% of the total population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,608 people, the population of Rehoboth increased 14.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,172 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rehoboth.

Adding Rehoboth to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rehoboth in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rehoboth was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rehoboth on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Rehoboth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Rehoboth - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), Indiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Rehoboth.

Communities near Rehoboth ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rehoboth.

  • Providence [Providence County]
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    • Providence [Providence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<8> to the west of Rehoboth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,270 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Fall River [Bristol County]
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    • Fall River [Bristol County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<8> to the southeast of Rehoboth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,792 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fall River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fall River
  • Warwick [Kent County]
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    • Warwick [Kent County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the southwest of Rehoboth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,189 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Cranston [Providence County]
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    • Cranston [Providence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<8> to the southwest of Rehoboth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,142 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pawtucket [Providence County]
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      • Pawtucket [Providence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<8> to the west of Rehoboth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,710 people
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    • Taunton [Bristol County]
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      • Taunton [Bristol County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<8> to the northeast of Rehoboth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,675 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taunton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taunton
    • East Providence [Providence County]
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      • East Providence [Providence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<8> to the west of Rehoboth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,337 people
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    • Attleboro [Bristol County]
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      • Attleboro [Bristol County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<8> to the north of Rehoboth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attleboro
    • Woonsocket [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woonsocket
      • Woonsocket [Providence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the northwest of Rehoboth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,545 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woonsocket
    • Cumberland [Providence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Providence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the northwest of Rehoboth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,207 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rehoboth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rehoboth.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rehoboth. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Rehoboth.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rehoboth. See our Newspapers Page for Rehoboth.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rehoboth ...

Looking for more information about Rehoboth? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Rehoboth, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Rehoboth.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Massachusetts

About Bristol County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rehoboth: www.town.rehoboth.ma.us/

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Massachusetts' counties, including Bristol, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Rehoboth. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rehoboth.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rehoboth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (774) is an overlay for area code (508).
<7>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Rehoboth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rehoboth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rehoboth) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rehoboth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RehobothOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rehoboth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8404, Longitude: -71.2495       In this case, the coordinates for Rehoboth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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