For those who just want to get away from it all, enjoy nature, and be within a close driving distance to the beach, Kenyon may be perfect.
Kenyon, Rhode Island is one of the smallest villages in the state. Kenyon village belongs to the town of Richmond. The Pawcatuck River serves as the southern border for the town.
Kenyon is home to Kenyon Industries, a manufacturer supplying fabrics for a wide range of applications, including military and medical.
Kenyon is a rural village, with beautiful old trees hanging over the narrow roads. Vestiges of the railroad heyday are still seen around town. Bridges have been repaired to handle the heavy loads of modern day trucks and cars, however the old train tracks can be spotted just below them.
Driving through Kenyon, it is obvious that residents take pride in their village.
While Kenyon is nestled tightly in the forest of Rhode Island, the Charlestown beach is only a 15 minute drive away.