Burrillville

Includes the villages of Bridgeton, Glendale, Harrisville, Mapleville, Nasonville, Oakland, Pascoag and Wallum Lake

Settled approximately 1662, Incorporated in 1806

  • One of Burrillville’s earliest settlers was John Smith
  • Branch River forms in Oakland from the merging of the Clear River and Chepachet River
  • Pascoag is Burrillville’s main village
  • Famous Rhode Island author H.P. Lovecraft set a part of his short story “The Horror at Red Hook” (1925) in Pascoag
  • Burrillville was originally a part of Glocester, RI
  • Every day at 5 p.m. the town whistle goes off from the Oakland-Mapleville Fire Department

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