Ranked 6th on the, CNN/Money and Money magazine list of the 100 best places to live in the United States, Barrington is located in Bristol County, Rhode Island. Barrington enjoys a long and pedigreed history, with parts of the land being deeded by the King of England to members of the Mayflower party, and some places today still retain their names from that deed. Want to know more about the history of one of America's oldest villages? Click HERE
Barrington is located 9 miles southeast of the Rhode Island state capital Providence. It is bounded by East Providence on the north and west; by the State of Massachusetts on the northeast; by the Warren River on the east; and by Narragansett Bay on the west and south. No point in the city of Barrington is more than 2 miles from salt water. Barrington enjoyed the unique honor of being Rhode Island's only "dry" town until December 17th, 2011.
Long respected for the quality of life and the rankings of it's school systems, Barrington is a sought after community for families with school aged children. Click Here to access the official Barrington Public Schools site. Barrington demographics contain a high median income and education level.
Barrington is known for beautiful homes and estates. The southwestern part of the town is called Nyatt Point and is home to a beautiful summer colony filled with beautifully restored period homes as well as newer builds. Nyatt Point is also the home to Rhode Island Country Club, home to one of the best golf courses in the northeast.
Day to day living in Barrington is convenient with several large grocery store chains in town; Shaws, Stop & Shop and Tom's Market. There are numerous specialty shops for stationary, clothing, hardware, crafting supplies and more. Click HERE to link to a directory of stores in the Barrington Patch, a great resource for all information about Barrington.
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