North Providence is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island. Originally a farming community, today North Providence is home to over 32,000 residents.
A popular hiking spot in the town is the Peter Randall Reservation. The former state park has wooded areas with trails that can be used for hikes and nature walks.
Popular architectural home styles around town include Colonial and Ranch, however, there are a variety of homes for sale in different styles in budgets. Real estate in North Providence not only includes singlefamily homes, but multifamily homes, apartments and condominiums are available as well.
North Providence is centrally located in the Providence metropolitan area, but borders on more suburban communities. One of the main thoroughfares, Mineral Spring Avenue, offers a myriad of regional restaurants, goods and services.<
North Providence is the proud home to the main campus of Rhode Island College. Outdoor recreation abounds in its nearby parks, as well as Triggs Memorial Golf Course. North Providence is another one of those farmer’s markets towns where fresh, local fruits and vegetables are shared and enjoyed. Being right next door to Pawtucket, you are thus afforded all of the entertainment and nightlife options of the nearby city. The Pawtucket Arts Festival brings major artistic and cultural attractions in the warmer months of the year. McCoy Stadium is home to the Pawtucket Red Sox, the minor league baseball triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. This is all in addition to the theatre, nightlife, and dining options Pawtucket provides. Housing options in North Providence are broad, including condominiums, rentals, and both small and large single family homes.
North Providence is made up of the villages of: Allendale, Centerdale, Fruit Hill, Geneva, Greystone, Louisquisset, Lymansville, Marieville, Wanskuck and Woodville.