Town of Portsmouth

General Information

  • Town hall address:

    2200 East Main Road
    Portsmouth, RI 2871

    Phone: 401-683-3255
    Fax: 401-683-6804

  • Form of Government:

    Town Administrator and a seven member Town Council.

  • Meetings held:

    The second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 pm.

  • Town map (via Google™ Maps)
  • Established in: 1638
  • Incorporated in: 1640
  • Land area square miles: 23.2

Web sites

Phone numbers

  • Police Department: 401-683-0300
  • Fire Department: 401-683-1200
  • Animal Control: 401-643-0136
  • Garbage Collection:401-683-0362
  • Water Dept.:
  • Library: 401-683-9457

Counties

  • County: Newport

Villages

  • Bristol Ferry
  • Cedar Island
  • Common Fence Point
  • Corey Lane
  • Despair Island
  • Dyer Island
  • Gould Island
  • Hog Island
  • Homestead
  • Hope Island
  • Hummocks
  • Island Park
  • Melville
  • Patience
  • Prudence
  • Quaker