Woonsocket is a city located in Providence County, Rhode Island. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 43,224.
Woonsocket is right on the Massachusetts border. In the 2000 census, 46.1% of the population identified itself as French or French-Canadian. It is one of the most heavily French-Canadian cities in the New England.
CVS/pharmacy is headquartered in Woonsocket. Several notable people were born in Woonsocket:
J. Howard McGrath, politician
Brian Boucher was born in New Jersey but spent much of his early life in Woonsocket.
Web Sites and Links
City of WoonsocketOfficial site with links to local officials and city government.
WoonsocketHistory, culture, and things to do in the town and nearby.