Visiting East Bay Rhode Island

Welcome to the East Bay! The towns of Barrington, Bristol and Warren collectively create what is known as the East Bay region of Rhode Island. Situated on a peninsula, the East Bay is rich in nautical history and embodies quintessential New England coastal living. Visitors to the East Bay are enchanted by the historical architecture of the homes and mansions, the beautiful tree-lined streets, the eclectic abundance of shops, the delicious variety of local restaurants and the natural beauty of our charming seaside towns.

Spend some time visiting our museums, ride the 14.5 - mile bike path from Bristol to Providence, browse through our many antique shops, lose yourself at sprawling Colt State Park or stroll though the “downtown” areas of our towns. Though you may feel as if we’re a world away, we’re just 20 minutes from Providence and Newport, an hour from Boston, and 3 hours from New York.

Warren Registry, 588-3020
Bonanza/Peter Pan Bus Lines,  751-8800
Providence Train Station, 727-7379
T.F. Green Airport,  737-8222

Town Offices:
Barrington Town Hall:
Bristol Town Hall: 253-7000,
Warren Town Hall: 245-7340,

Regional Facts & Figures

Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington is located on the east shore of Narragansett Bay, 10 miles southeast of Providence via U.S. 95 and 195. (195 connects with RI 114, which becomes County Road at the White Church in Barrington, Main Street in Warren, and Hope Street in Bristol) No point in Barrington is more than two miles from salt water.
Barrington Land Area: 8.9 sq. miles
Barrington Water Area: 7.0 sq. miles

Bristol, Rhode Island

Bristol, the southernmost town in Bristol County, is easily accessible from RI 114 and 136 which connects to U.S. 195 and from Rtes. 24 and 138 on Aquidneck Island.
Bristol Land area: 10.1 sq. miles
Bristol Water area: 10.5 sq. miles

Warren, Rhode Island

Warren is located in the center of Bristol County and is bordered by Bristol to the south and Barrington to the north. It is accessible from RI 114 and 136 which connect to US Route 195.
Warren Land area: 6.2 sq. miles
Warren Water area: 2.5 sq. miles


Barrington - 16,819
Bristol - 22,469
Warren - 11,360


Mean temperature in January: 29.9 degrees
Mean temperature in July: 72.8 degrees
Mean annual precipitation: 39.41 inches

Surrounding areas include: The City of East Providence, located between Providence and Bristol County, and comprised of three sections - Rumford to the north, central East Providence and Riverside to the south; Portsmouth, Rhode Island; and the Massachusetts border towns of Swansea, Rehoboth and Seekonk.

Riverside, Rhode Island

Riverside, Rhode Island is the southern section of the city of East Providence in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Riverside's zip code is 02915 and has a population of approximately 18,000.

Riverside is a suburban neighborhood for Providence. Adjoining Riverside are the town of Barrington in Bristol County to the south, Narragansett Bay to the west, the rest of East Providence to the north, and the Runnins River and Seekonk, Massachusetts to the east. The major roads through Riverside are the Wampanoag Trail connecting East Providence to Bristol County, RI and Willett Ave.

Seekonk, Massachusetts

Seekonk is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, on the Rhode Island border. It was incorporated in 1812 from the western half of Rehoboth. The population was 13,425 at the 2000 census.  The town can be accessed through one interstate, I-195, as well as Route 6, Route 44, Route 152 and Route 114A. Seekonk has its own exit on I-195, Massachusetts Exit 1, Route 114A, which provides easy access to Route 6 to the south and Route 44 to the north. Route 152, while not connected to any other state route in town, is a major route running between East Providence and Attleboro.

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