South Kingstown, Rhode Island is the largest town (by land area) in the state. It is located in the southern part of the state, on Narragansett Bay.
The coastline of South Kingstown is characterized by rocky pebbles in some areas, and in others marshy inlets with sea grass waving in the wind. New England cottages with weathered shingles are the quintessential domicile in the area.
Further inland, lush forests are interrupted by small ponds, bogs, and swaps. The Great Swamp Management Area covers 3,349 acres of wetlands, forest cover, and agricultural land.
The Theater By the Sea is a unique outdoor seaside theater open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Built in the 1930's, the theater hosts a variety of well-produced plays without the high ticket cost in a big city arena.
Snappa Charters is a highlight of South Kingstown for the adventure-seeker. The tour gives an up close shark experience by providing submersible shark cages where participants can be face-to-face with sharks.
South Kingstown offers more than 100 restaurants. Fare options range from seafood, pub-style, Italian, Creole, Greek, and many more.
Common occupations in South Kingstown are in construction, education, and management. Most wage earners in the area commute between 10 and 15 minutes to work every day.
The South Kingstown public school district encompasses four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.