The town of Tiverton is located in Narragansett Bay, in the southern part of Rhode Island. The town was originally incorporated as part of the Province of Massachusetts Bay.
Tiverton boasts two beautifully scenic beaches. Fogland Beach is a pebbled beach located on the Sakonnet River. Guests to the beach will find the cool breezes and quiet surroundings to be the status quo here. The area also offers fishing, wildlife trails and nature observation areas.
Grinnell's Beach is well-known for its outstanding windsurfing conditions. The beach also offers excellent views of Sakonnet River and the Porstmouth shoreline. Changing rooms, showers, and a playground are other convenient features of Grinnell's Beach.
Other attractions in Tiverton include the Emilie Ruecker Wildlife Refuge, the Newport Butterfly Zoo, and several sites to entice the art lover including Four Corners Arts Center, and the Donovan Gallery.
Tiverton is home to more than 30 restaurants with a wide variety of cuisines being offered. Some restaurants offer serene views of the bay, and many offer local seafood.
Tiverton offers three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. The Tiverton High School is rooted in a successful soccer history.
The unemployment rate is significantly lower in Tiverton than in the rest of the state. Sales and administrative work are common occupations in the area. Construction is also a popular trade in Tiverton. Most wage earners commute 15-25 minutes to work every day.
Tiverton has much to offer; scenic views of the Narragansett Bay, plentiful job opportunities, and above-average schools.