Rhode Island Community Pages

Downtown Pawtucket across the Blackstone River

The state is divided into 39 incorporated municipalities, including 8 cities and 31 towns, grouped into 5 historical counties with no municipal functions as the state has no county level of government. The whole of the state is governed by town administrations except for areas within the boundaries of cities. The largest municipality by population in Rhode Island is the state capital of Providence, with 178,042 residents. The smallest municipality by population is New Shoreham on Block Island, with 1,051 year-round residents. The largest municipality by land area is Coventry which includes 59.05 square miles, while Central Falls is the smallest at 1.20 square miles. Rhode Island and Hawaii are the only two states in which all of the incorporated municipalities have populations exceeding 1,000 people.

Adamsville
Albion Ashaway
Barrington
BlockIsland
Bradford
Bristol
Burrillville
Carolina
Central Falls
Charlestown
Chepachet
Clayville
Coventry
Cranston
Cumberland
East Greenwich
East Providence
Exeter
Fiskeville
Forestdale
Foster
Glendale
Glocester
Greene
Greenville
Harmony
Harrisville
Hope
Hope Valley
Hopkinton
Jamestown
Johnston
Kenyon
Kingston
Lincoln
Little Compton
Manville
Mapleville
Middletown
Misquamicut
Narragansett
Newport
Newport NS
North Kingstown
North Providence
North Scituate
North Smithfield
Pascoag
Pawtucket
PeaceDale
Portsmouth
Providence
Prudence Island
Richmond
Riverside
Rockville
Rumford
Scituate
Shannock
Slatersville
Slocum
Smithfield
South Kingstown
Tiverton
ValleyFalls
Wakefield
Warren
Warwick
Watch Hill
West Greenwich
West Kingston
West Warwick
Westerly
Wickford
Wood River Junction
Woonsocket
Wyoming