Burrillville, RI
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Burrillville Community Stats

Homes in Burrillville, RI sold for 1.68% above asking price on average in June 2022.

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* Tax rate based per thousand - Sources: United States Census Bureau. 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. & Realtor.com

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Burrillville, RI Real Estate

Burrillville is a quiet, rural town about 20 miles northwest of Providence, and abutts both Massachusetts and Connecticut. The town is made up of several villages and town centers, like Harrisville, Nasonville, Pascoag, Oakville, Glendale, and others. There is a strong, local community feel here.  The highlights of living here would be the peaceful setting, local community, and a strong public school system. Similar to that of Glocester or Foster, Burrillville is set back away from the metro area, but still easily accessible. It’s perfect for those who like the country-style life and enjoy the outdoors. There is also an abundance of rural, waterfront living areas in Burrillville, such as Pascoag Reservoir, Wilson’s Reservoir, Wakefield Pond, Wallum Lake, and Echo Lake.

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Shopping & Things To Do

Moses Taft House

Built in 1786 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Federal-style home is an interesting spot to get a quick view of life during the early years of the United States. Nicely preserved and open for tours.

Village Barn Country Store & Antiques

A “hidden gem” mom & pop store with a wide selection of home decor, interesting knick knacks, repurposed furniture, and more. Great place to visit and browse the barn and see what’s available.

Spring Lake Arcade

The oldest amusement penny arcade in the United States. Has a collection of antique arcade games seldom found anywhere else in working use.

Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library

Hosts revolving exhibits and special collections of early Americana, collectibles, antiques, local history, and more.

Restaurants & Nightlife

Burrillville has a good variety of tavern-style restaurants, breakfast diners, pubs, cafe’s, and bakeries (with a few fine dining establishments and other ethnic cuisines). There is also a very strong “local food” movement here. Local farms sell handmade products on-site and at the popular Burrillville farmers market.

Farms & Local Markets

Brigido’s Fresh Market

A small marketplace in Pascoag with specialty foods, baked goods, floral arrangements, and basic necessities. One of the only locally-owned markets in-town and very convenient.

Burrillville Farmers Market

Seasonal outdoor farmers market located at the Stillwater Mill Pavillion every Thursday and Saturday, June through October. Local food, art, and live music.

Mapleville Farm

Family-owned farm with an on-site bake shoppe, which serve  handmade  breads, pastries, pies, cookies, and more. Often hosts “foodie” events open to the public.

Hickory Hill Farm

37-acre family-owned farm with fresh produce, eggs, milk, and artisanal handmade products. Also has a flower and plant nursery.

Recreation & Activities

Buck Hill Management Area

Shared land between RI, CT, and MA lines. Covers over 2,000 acres of forest and wetlands with marked hiking trails. Also a popular spot for ATV-ing and fishing in Wallum Lake. There are a few remnants of the 19th century farms that were active here before the US Civil War.

Round Top Management Area

Quiet and relaxing outdoor recreation spot with easy hiking trails, fishing areas, kayaking, and canoeing. There is also an orchard where you can pick your own apples.

Black Hut Management Area

1,500 acres of forested land with hiking trails, bird watching trails, and seasonal hunting areas.

White Mill Park

Beautiful little park near town center. Great spot for a day picnic or bring the kids to the playground. There is a bridge that passes over a small brook and waterfall.

Burrillville Bike Path

A 1.2 mile off-road bike path that runs along the former New York, New Haven and Hartford Railway and connects the villages of Harrisville and Pascoag.

Spring Lake Beach Facility

Popular local swimming hole with swim dock, food concessions, picnic tables, restrooms with outdoor showers, childrens’ slides, etc. The Spring Lake Arcade is also located at this facility, which is the oldest penny arcade in the U.S. and filled with antique and rare games.

Schools & Education

The Burrillville School Department is public school district with a community of approximately 2,300 students. The school department is overseen by the Burrillville School Committee, which is comprised of seven elected individuals. There are five schools in the Burrillville School Department, serving pre-K through grade 12. For more detailed information, please visit their website

Transportation & Getting Around

Cross Street

Getting to Providence and T.F. Green 

There are no main interstates or highways running through Burrillville, so getting to the city or airport does take a little more time, particularly if you live on the western side of town. Residents typically use one of the three routes below to get to and from the metro Providence area.

Route 44 (Putnam Pike): nearest on-ramp just south of Burrillville in Glocester. Travels west into Connecticut and east through RI into Cape Cod. Popular route for major shopping retailers and connects with I-295 for quicker travel to Warwick, Cranston, and T.F. Green airport.

Route 7 (Douglas Pike): runs through the eastern part of Burrillville (Nasonville) and connects with I-295 in Smithfield.

Route 146: nearest on-ramp just to the east of Burrillville in Woonsocket. This state highway connects Providence, Woonsocket, and Worcester, MA. It’s the quickest way to reach I-95 and travel south to the airport.

Additional Transportation Information

Airport

Distance to T.F. Green Airport: 30 miles

Train Station

Distance to Providence Train Station: 23 miles

Government, City & Town Links

For more information on Burrillville, community events, and government departments, please visit the official tourism website

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