Glocester is a historical and rural community home to many lakes and ponds, making for a picturesque countryside.
Situated just 30 miles from Providence, the town of Glocester was once a part of the state's capital. Nearly 11,000 people currently reside in Glocester. Delightful antique shops abound in Glocester. One such relic is Brown & Hopkins. The store is America's oldest continuously operating general store, established in 1809.
Glocester offers a few Farmer's Markets and orchards. Harmony Farms is a pick-your-own operation offering peaches, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and apples. The Northwest Farmer's Market is in Clocester as well.
Wine enthusiasts will enjoy Verde Vineyards.
Glocester is part of the Foster-Glocester regional school district. Glocester is home to two elementary schools. The Ponaganset Middle School is also located in Glocester. The Ponaganset High School is located in nearby Scituate, Rhode Island.