Fun Facts, Real Estate Facts & Things To Do
Hopkinton Rhode Island
- The town of Hopkinton is located within the boundaries of Washington County.
- Barrington was incorporated in 1757 & was originally part of Westerly.
- 2010 Census notes 8,188 people live in this town.
- Hopkinton villages: Ashaway & Hope Valley
- Size: 44.1 Sq Miles (43.0 Sq Miles of land & 1.1 Sq Miles of water)
- Zip Code: 02804, 02808, 02833, 02832, 02873, 02898.
- Hopkinton was named after Stephen Hopkins (a signer of the Declaration of Independence) who was governor of the colony of RI when the town was incorporated.
- Town of Hopkinton Official Website
- Coordinates: 41°28′35″N 71°45′9″W
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Upper Rockville Mill
- Located: 332 Canonchet Rd Hopkinton RI
- The mill was built in 1844.
- The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.
- Style: Greek Revival
- AKA: Upper Stone Factory.
- The Rockville Mill renovation project was created to update the historic rope factory & auxiliary building to create affordable workforce housing. The renovation included new heating, electrical, plumbing, fire alarms and full sprinkler system, windows, walls, septic and a new well.
- Currently: 14 Units with all the modern amenities.
Ashaway Free Library
- Address: 15 Knight Street Hopkinton RI 02804
- Phone: (401) 377-2770
- Ashaway Free Library
- According to the library website, "The Ashaway Free Library is a community library, located in the Village of Ashaway, Town of Hopkinton, RI. It was founded in 1871 and incorporated at our present location in 1907."
- Our collection includes more than 25,000 books, periodicals, DVDs, and many other media, including free Internet access from our patron computer terminals."
Langworthy Public Library
- Address: 24 Spring St Hopkinton RI 02832
- Phone: (401) 539-2851
- Langworthy Public Library Website
- According to the library website, "Langworthy Public Library grew from conversations between Amos G. Nichols and his uncle, Joseph Langworthy in the late 1880’s when it was suggested that kindly thoughts of Mr. Langworthy would remain in the minds of villagers for generations if he made possible such an establishment. This argument was persuasive enough to have Mr. Langworthy bequeath $5,000 for the purpose. In May 1888, papers of incorporation were secured and books were purchased. The library opened on July 7, 1888 with 794 books in a reading room provided rent-free by the Odd Fellows Lodge, Main Street, Hopkinton."
- "Desiring a building of their own, in September 1916 the Library Association bought the William N. Chipman property on Mechanic Street and set about remodeling and renovating the old Cape Cod house to accommodate a growing collection." Read more at the Langworthy Public Library Website
- Check out the library events page to find great events like: knitting circles, book clubs & meditation.