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Glocester, RI

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Glocester Rhode Island

  • The town of Glocester is located within the boundaries of Providence County.
  • Barrington was incorporated in 1731.
  • 2010 Census notes 9,746 people live in this town.
  • Glocester Villages: Chepachet & Harmony.
  • Size: 56.8 Sq Miles (54.8 Sq Miles of land & 2.0 Sq Miles of water)
  • Zip Code: 02814, 02829, 02859
  • Glocester was named for Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester.
  • Glocester was part of Providence until 1731.
  • Town of Glocester Official Website
  • Coordinates:  41°53′27″N 71°41′26″W

Real Estate Facts

Residential

% of Value

Commercial

Vehicle

Biz / Personal Prop

$21.77 100% $24.74 $24.37 $43.34

* last assessed in 2010 & has a fire district tax & wholesale inventory exemptions

Around Town

Brown & Hopkins Store
  • Location: 1179 Main St Glocester RI
  • Phone: 401.568.4830
  • Built in 1799.
  • Architect: Timothy Wilmarth.
  • This is the nation's oldest continuously operating general store, dating from 1809.
  • The store currently features antiques, country furnishings, gourmet food, penny candy and a cafe.
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 10-5, Thu 'til 7 & Sun 12-5 (But Please call in advance to verify).

Glocester Manton Free Public Library
Harmony Library

Glocester Beaches

Beach Name

Address

Website

Phone

Type

Casimir Pulaski Memorial Recreation 151 Pulaski Rd SITE 401.568.2085 Fresh
George Washington Management Area 2185 Putnam Pike SITE 401.568.2013 Fresh