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Peters River in Woonsocket
The Peters River at the Diamond Hill Road (RI 114) crossing in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

The Peters River is a river in the U.S. states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It flows 7.0 miles (11.3 km).


The river rises from Curtis Pond in Bellingham, Massachusetts, flowing south through Bellingham and into Woonsocket, Rhode Island where is flows into the Blackstone River.


Below is a list of all crossings over the Peters River. The list starts at the headwaters and goes downstream.

  • Bellingham
    • Maple Brook Road
    • Cross Street
    • Railroad Street
    • Pulaski Boulevard
    • Wrentham Road
    • Paine Street
  • Woonsocket
    • Diamond Hill Road (RI 114)
    • Wood Avenue
    • Mill Street


Arnolds and Bungay Brooks are the only two named tributaries of the Peters River, though it has many unnamed streams that also feed it.

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