Thank you for visiting the Town of North Smithfield website!

“Rich in History and Community Spirit”. 

Vibrant and interesting people live in the 24.7 square miles comprising North Smithfield, nestled in the Blackstone Valley in northern Rhode Island. Our rural character is one facet of our lives that we treasure - our residents are friendly and welcoming - and our community involvement is second to none.


We invite you to experience the village of Slatersville, “America's first planned industrial mill village”.  Located at the heart of the community - a gathering place, boasting an idyllic town common and white steeple church.


Please visit our News & Events tab to see the latest happenings in our community and take a moment to review our 2015 Annual Report to see what a difference a year makes!


Take a walking tour; see the village as it was over 200 years ago. Slatersville is now officially part of the nation’s newest Historic National Park! 


Many wonderful things will be happening soon: new signs, interpretive services, more visitors to our historic town. Please visit, you are always welcome!


Town Hall Offices will be CLOSED on


 Thursday, November 26th


 Friday, November 27th


 In Observation of Thanksgiving.


We wish you and your's a happy, safe, and grateful Thanksgiving!



 Trash / Recycling / Yard Waste Collection

will be delayed 1 day this week.

There will be no collection on Thursday, November 26th.


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Kendall Dean School Auditorium
North Smithfield Town Hall, 1 Main Street
Kendall Dean School Auditorium, 83 Green Street

National Park Service

Historic Walking Tour

The tour takes approximately one hour and one mile in distance. The route is not strenuous, but some might want to eliminate the walk down the hill to the Stone Arch Bridge.

historic walking tour map

Parking is available at the North Smithfield Public Library.  The tour begins just behind the parking lot.    Read more

PO Box 248  |  One Main Street  |  Slatersville, RI 02876  |  Phone: 401.767.2200

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