Assonet is one of two villages in the town of Freetown, Massachusetts in Bristol County, Massachusetts. Its population at the 2000 census was 4,084. It is on the bank of the Assonet River.
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company opened a new 1.3 million square foot distribution center on near the site of the Crystal Springs Bleachery. Some parts of the village are listed in the National Register for Historic Places.
One third of the Freetown-Fall River State Forest is a part of the village area.