Fall River, Massachusetts. USA

Fall River is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, in the United States. It is located about 46 miles (74 km) south of Boston and 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Providence, Rhode Island. Located along the eastern shore of Mount Hope Bay at the mouth of the Taunton River, the city became famous during the 19th century as the leading textile manufacturing center in the United States.

Fall River is well-known for Portuguese culture and the Battleship Cove, the world's largest collection of World War II naval vessels. Fall River is also the home of the historical Lizzie Borden trial, as well as the hometown of famous chef, Emeril Lagasse.

Things to see and do

* Battleship Cove
* Fall River Heritage State Park
* Marine Museum at Fall River
* Historic Lincoln Park Carousel
* Old Colony & Fall River Railroad Museum

General information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area - 80.3 sq. km’s
Population – 88,900 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1


Transport Links – Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston and T.F. Green Airport in Warwick (Rhode Island) are the airports serving the area.

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