A Unique Geologic Are
If you need fresh air, Fall River has it in abundance for locals and visitors to explore what New England has to offer. The city is built up from the shores of the Mount Hope Bay into the hillsides surrounding the water's edge. Hiking opportunities exist, especially in the hills surrounding the bay. The largest hill, Copicut Hill, rises 404 feet above sea level. East of the shore are a chain of lakes that include the North Watuppa Pond and the Copicut Reservoir. The beautiful Quequechan River that flows through the city created its namesake with the falls.
Religion Remains the
The two predominant centers of worship in Fall River are the Roman Catholic Church and the Protestant Church. Most of the city is Roman Catholic, with many of the churches being Irish Roman Catholic. The area is the Fall River seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese, located at St. Mary's on Second Street, which has 15 parishes in the city. The Highlands neighborhood in Fall River is mainly Protestant. There are many other ethnic religions in the area due to the many immigrants. You can find historic Jewish synagogue, as well as several Buddhist temples within the city.