Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 71,148 at the 2010 census, making the city the fourth largest in the state. Pawtucket borders Providence and East Providence to the south, Central Falls and Lincoln to the north and North Providence to the west; to its east northeast the city borders the Massachusetts municipalities of Seekonk and Attleboro.
Pawtucket is noted as an early and important center of textile manufacturing; the city is home to Slater Mill, a historic textile mill recognized as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution in the United States.
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